Communication

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Nau mai, haere mai

Kia ora koutou.

This guide highlights useful resources, books and websites relevant to your Communication course.
Note, it's also important to have worked through your course, doing the activities and accessing all the resources within the course.

The Library and Learning Centre team can help you with writing, finding resources and referencing.

You can also search for your own resources.
See our
Getting started section to learn more.

 

Can't find what you need?

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help with searching for resources or learning support:

Estelle

 

Useful resources

Take a look at these handy resources to help you with essay and report writing.

Try the
Oxford guide to plain English
for a guide on how to write clearly and succinctly.

Report writing

Basic structure of a report

Sample report from the University of Newcastle

Essay writing

Colour coded example of an essay

Annotated sample essay

Academic writing Find out how to write academically and get some tips on how to write clearly and concisely.

Structuring your text

Referencing

Check out our
APA Referencing section for information and guides.

Can't find what you need?

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help with searching for resources or learning support:

Estelle

 

Print and ebooks on communication

We have a range of ebooks which include:

Interpersonal communications theory

Business communication model

Finding course readings

Make sure you look at the further resources recommended in your course.

You can find these by going to the search box above and:

  • Select Course Readings
  • Type in your course code, e.g. 72140
  • You will see a list of resources chosen to help you with your course

A good way to see if an ebook has relevant material for you is to click on the title of the ebook, look at the contents. Scan the chapter headings for relevant chapters on your topic.

Can't find what you need?

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help with searching for resources or learning support:

Estelle

 

New Zealand websites

The Public Relations Institute of New Zealand Te Pūtahi Whakakakau Tūmatanui o Aotearoa (PRINZ) is the industry body for public relations and communication management professionals in Aotearoa.

PRINZ code of ethics

Can't find what you need?

Contact Estelle, your subject liaison librarian to get help with searching for resources or learning support:

Estelle