Creating Credible Content (UPC5013)

Build high quality, credible content

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Creating Credible Content

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Create content that is reliable, valid and builds trust and credibility

This minicourse will build your awareness of the importance of sourcing high quality, credible content for your role as a communications professional. The coursework aims to engage you in the critical evaluation of a variety of sources to determine their credibility, and the development of skills in sourcing information from key sources, including interviewees, and approaching your role as a communicator ethically.

About the course

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you'll be able to:

  • Apply professional research and communication skills to evaluate the veracity of a range of sources to produce credible content
  • Apply ethical and professional decision making skills to create and manage communication across various contexts

What topics will you cover?

  • Researching credible content
  • Using reliable sources
  • Ethical and professional decision making
  • Interviewing skills


To be eligible for a digital badge for this minicourse, you will need to successfully complete an assessment which includes preparing a story proposal, interviewing for the story and evaluating your performance in the interview.

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1 March 2021
Start date: 01 Mar 2021
26 Apr 2021
Start date: 26 Apr 2021
21 June 2021
Start date: 21 Jun 2021
16 August 2021
Start date: 16 Aug 2021
11 October 2021
Start date: 11 Oct 2021

University level expertise

Rebecca Te'o lectures in journalism at the University of Southern Queensland. She has previously worked as a journalist for APN News & Media, then one of Australia‘s largest news publishers. Her research interests are in conflict journalism and trauma, and professional communications.

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