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ALJ217 - Editing and Design

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:K Hess
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit covers the practices and theories behind the production of print and online publications. It specifically considers the role of the newspaper sub-editor and online producer in the production of news. The first half of the unit covers the editing of body text and the writing of headlines and captions for both forms. The second half considers the design aspects of print production, such as newspapers and magazines and considers designing for the Web.

Assessment

Practical assignment/essay 50%, Essay 50%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$755$755$2581$2922

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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