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MATHS 3015 - Communication Skills III

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 2
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Not available to BE students. May not be presented towards BMaSc(Adv)
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: MATHS 1012 or COMP SCI 1102
Incompatible: CHEM ENG 3004, C&ENVENG 3000, ELEC ENG 3012, MECH ENG 3006
Assessment: assignments, essays, presentations
Syllabus:

In the modern world skill at communicating technical concepts is sometimes just as important as having the technical skills themselves. This course develops students' skills in both the written and verbal communication of technical concepts. In addition the general communication skills that are fundamental to getting and keeping a job are taught. The course encourages student learning with a range of interesting teaching techniques including guest lecturers and workshops. Topics covered are: The use of and benefits of using Plain English and diagrams to communicate technical concepts; why and how to report (including presentations, report writing, email, phone and person to person communication); writing job applications and preparing for technical job interviews.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $793 Band 1 $793 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 2 Mon 07/08/2017 Thu 31/08/2017 Fri 15/09/2017 Fri 27/10/2017


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20848 WR01 14 2 25 Jul - 12 Sep Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
3 Oct - 24 Oct Tuesday 3pm - 5pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
20849 WR02 14 2 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 9am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 9am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
20850 WR03 14 1 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 11am - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 11am - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
20851 WR04 14 1 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 9am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 9am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
20852 WR05 14 FULL 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 1pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 1pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
20853 WR06 14 2 27 Jul - 14 Sep Thursday 9am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Thursday 9am - 11am Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
20854 WR07 14 1 26 Jul - 13 Sep Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
4 Oct - 25 Oct Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
21813 WR10 14 FULL 28 Jul - 15 Sep Friday 11am - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
6 Oct - 27 Oct Friday 11am - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
21814 WR09 14 FULL 27 Jul - 14 Sep Thursday 1pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Thursday 1pm - 3pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
24564 WR08 14 FULL 27 Jul - 14 Sep Thursday 11am - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
5 Oct - 26 Oct Thursday 11am - 1pm Engineering & Mathematics, EM212, Teaching Room
Related Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
20847 LE01 140 9 25 Jul - 12 Sep Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre
3 Oct - 24 Oct Tuesday 2pm - 3pm Hughes, 309, Hughes Lecture Theatre