Communicate and collaborate online

Aims and objectives

This module will:

  • explore the advantages and disadvantages of different methods of online communication
  • examine tools for communicating and collaborating online.

After completing this module, you will be able to:

  • communicate effectively, respectfully and safely in interactive online environments
  • evaluate and select different tools for communicating and collaborating online.

7. More resources


Johnston, J., & Rowney, K. (2018). Media strategies : Managing content, platforms and relationships. Crows Nest, NSW: Allen & Unwin.

This book provides a guide to professional communications designed for today's fast-moving digital media environment. 

Online courses

Try these LinkedIn Learning courses if you would like to learn more about specific tools used for communicating and collaborating online (access requires a UQ login):

Duration:   Approximately 30 minutes

Graduate attributes

Knowledge and skills you can gain to contribute to your Graduate attributes:

Effective communication Effective communication

 Critical judgement

 Ethical and social understanding

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