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ALM101 - Making Social Media

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Adam Brown

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALC203

Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week and extensive online interactions. (In Trimester 3, 4 x 4 hour intensives will be supplemented with the use of online media)

Cloud (online): Learning experience are via CloudDeakin and a range of other online media

Content

This unit enables students to explore and experience present day digital media culture in critical and creative ways. The unit is built on multi-platformed content, delivery and assessment, providing a user-friendly engagement with social media that facilitates practical, hands-on work in micro-blogging, blogging and podcasting. Creating and sharing different forms of media content, students learn how to communicate across different online platforms as part of a highly interactive community. Highlighting the benefits of media-making for personal and professional use, the unit allows students to develop their portfolios and discover how to use social media to strategically build a dynamic online identity.

Assessment

Portfolio exercise, 20%

Portfolio output 1, 40%

Portfolio output 2, 40%

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