Course Title: Use digital media for public relations

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5335 Diploma of Business (Public Relations)

Course Title: Use digital media for public relations

Portfolio: BUS Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 60

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

MKTG7882

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact Email: sally.parrott@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to apply knowledge of social media in a planning and strategic context. It includes planning for the establishment and maintenance of a social networking strategy.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21662 Use digital media for public relations

Elements:

1. Analyze appropriate digital media for public relations activities.

2. Implement appropriate media for public relations activities.

3. Review and evaluate digital media practices in public relations.


Learning Outcomes

 Students will understand the role of social media in a public relations environment.
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including technical requirements documentation, homework, assignments, group and/or individual projects, in class exercises, written and practical assessments, problem solving exercises, presentations, direct observation of actual and simulated work practice, presentation of a portfolio of evidence which may comprise documents, and/or photographs and/or video and audio files, review of products produced through work-based or course activities.

Students are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment work to their teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met. Students will be provided with feedback throughout the course to check their progress.