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ALJ216 - Feature Writing

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Warrnambool, Cloud (online)

Trimester 3: Cloud (online)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Lisa Waller

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALJ316, ALJ416

Contact hours:

Trimester 2

Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

 

Trimester 3

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

In this unit students are expected to combine journalism skills with academic techniques of research. The aim this trimester is to develop research and writing skills to a level where the student can produce feature articles suitable for publication. There is strong emphasis on finding original information from sources ranging from interviews to the Internet.

Assessment

Group presentation, 800 word equivalent, 20%

Research folio, 1200 words 30%

Feature article, 2000 words, 50%

Unit Fee Information

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