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Personal Finance

A study of personal finance topics from the consumer and societal perspectives. This course will provide students with the concepts and critical thinking skills to understand the effects of financial decisions on individuals, families, and society.

Press and Society

Newspapers and magazines play an important role in economic, political, social and personal life. Focusing primarily on the press in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States, this subject examines the history of the press, the principles that underlie and inform the press, ongoing debates about quality and 'tabloidisation' and the opportunities and challenges posed by new technologies.

Public Speaking II

This course will help you learn how to prepare to speak publicly, how to research for that presentation, and how to analyze your audience so your speech is spot-on! Public Speaking II will give you practice in public speaking in various speech situations and improve your argumentation and critical thinking skills.

Start Writing Essays

If you are planning to return to education, you'll probably need to write an essay or two. Featuring a mixture of text, audio and video, this learning pathway examines the skills and techniques required to master that skill. The pathway also explains the importance of structure, tone and content of an essay.

The Interview

In this subject, students study the processes and skills required for interviewing, focussing on key case studies in literature, print journalism, cinema, broadcasting, and online.

Writing for Strategic Communication

Writing for Strategic Communication is part of La Trobe University's Bachelor of Strategic Communication degree. It is about writing strategically as a specialist vocation but is equally applicable to developing written strategic communication skills to use in organisational life, irrespective of your job role.

Herding Cats

Performance-Based Project Management� Principles, Processes, & Practices to Increase Probability of Cost, Schedule, & Technical Success

Business Intelligence Tools

In this course we will work with Tableau, SAP Business Objects Analysis, SAP Business Warehouse (BW), SAP Business Objects Explorer, SAP Business Objects Web Intelligence, SAP Crystal Reports, SAP Dashboards, SAP Predictive Analysis, and most significantly SAP HANA.

Organic Agriculture Theory and Practice

Understanding of the historical origins and ecological theories underpinning the practices involved in organic agriculture. Interdisciplinary examination of crop and livestock production and socio-economic processes and policies in organic agriculture from researcher and producer perspectives


Bite is a podcast for people who think hard about their food. Join acclaimed food and farming blogger Tom Philpott, Mother Jones editors Kiera Butler and Maddie Oatman, and a tantalizing guest list of writers, farmers, scientists, and chefs as they uncover the surprising stories behind what ends up on your plate.

Burnt Toast

Food intersects with our lives in more ways than we think. Food52's Burnt Toast podcast chases those stories to give listeners the perfect pieces of snackable dinner-party fodder'all inside of a commute's time.

Female Farmer Project

A podcast series that aims to serve as a platform for women to discuss agricultural issues, and give power to the traditional, cultural, and experience-driven knowledge.

Food for Thought

Food for Thought is THE resource for living compassionately and healthfully. Listen to insightful, common sense perspectives about food, animals, cooking, eating, health, language, politics, zero waste living, literature, film, advocacy, and so much more from the Joyful Vegan herself, Colleen Patrick-Goudreau.


Food with a side of science and history. Every other week, co-hosts Cynthia Graber and Nicola Twilley serve up a brand new episode exploring the hidden history and surprising science behind a different food- or farming-related topic, from aquaculture to ancient feasts, from cutlery to chile peppers, and from microbes to Malbec.

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