ALJ215 - Multi-Platform Journalism

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Jennifer Martin

Prerequisite:

ALJ111

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALA302, ALJ301

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit builds on the first year journalism units in News Reporting to sharpen students' multimedia and mobile news gathering and news presentation skills. It includes, writing for mobile and online journalism; and managing and utilising social media tools to report news. Students will engage with the new news media environment and follow the ongoing evolution of the news industry and the news genre.

Assessment

Live reporting 25% equivalent 1000 words

Analytical assignment 25% equivalent 1000 words

Multimedia news assignment 50% equivalent 2000 words

Unit Fee Information

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