COMMS 212

Narratives of Social Change


Description

Investigates how the presentation of information shapes public attitudes and behaviours. Explores how public communication via news, social media and public awareness campaigns influence public understanding, engagement and behaviour. Key ideas explored in this course include: discourse; framing; rhetoric; and the interplay of words, images and sounds in multimodal communication.

For full course information see the Digital Course Outline for COMMS 212.

Digital Course Outlines are refreshed in November for the following year. Digital Course Outlines for courses to be offered for the first time may be published slightly later

 

Availability 2023

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

TBA

Points

COMMS 212: 15 points

Prerequisites

COMMS 102 and 45 points at Stage I in BA or BC courses