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ALJ319 - Broadcast Journalism (Television)

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

Students must have successfully completed 2 ALJ-coded units from the Journalism major sequence.

Corequisite:

ALJ219, ALJ419

Incompatible with:

Nil

Note:

Students will be required to use digital recording and editing software to complete their assignments.
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

Students will learn the techniques of interviewing, reporting, writing and filming for television news and current affairs. Students will be introduced to the production techniques needed to compile news reports for television and they will learn about writing and delivering spoken news in a credible manner. Students will research, report and edit a current affairs assignment. Students will analyse the role of television news and current affairs programs as information providers.

Assessment

One practical assignment (equivalent 2000 words) 50%
One essay (2000 words) 50%

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