ED5913 - Communicating Sustainability and Climate Change
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Arts, Society & Education
This subject is available to all students who possess a relevant undergraduate degree
or diploma. ED5913 is offered in external or internal mode in Australia where lectures
and one assessment task are conducted online through Learn JCU with video linked tutorials.
ED5913 is offered in limited mode in Singapore.
This subject introduces you to contemporary and purposeful communication approaches,
strategies and techniques based on an ethic of care for our socio-ecological future.
You will explore different ways of developing and communicating ideas, feelings and
actions for transformative change. Key topics are communication design, analysis,
planning and evaluation; interpretation and extension; science communication; and
complex issues in climate change communication. Traditional and digital modalities
are considered. The major assessment task will develop your skills in professional
communication planning. ED5913 is an AQF level 9 subject that aims to develop your
ability to communicate and consolidate your knowledge of socio-ecological systems
- demonstrate your familiarity with a diverse range of communication strategies, tools
- be able to explain the general benefits of enhanced public understanding of issues
of environmental, social and cultural significance, including climate change and biodiversity;
- understand the elements of successful communication targeted to different groups of
- demonstrate you can plan, develop, analyse and evaluate communication materials and
/ or programs;
- be able to communicate ideas and content in an appropriate and informed way using
Study Period 2
|Census Date 29-Aug-2019
||Dr Subhashni Taylor.
The student workload for this
credit point subject is approximately
- 39 hours - On line engagement through Learn JCU platform
- assessment and self-directed study
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
||tutorial attendance and participation (30%); assignments (50%); communication product (20%).
Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process,
and in case
of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest