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ALJ319 - Broadcast Journalism (Television)

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Enrolment modes:

(B, G, X)

Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:C Murrell
Prerequisite:

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

Note:

Students will be required to use digital recording and editing software to complete their assignments.
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

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%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$733$733$2493$2823

* 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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