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