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ALJ301 - Multi-Media Journalism

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

The unit will teach: blogging; moblogging; writing for multi-media; newsgathering in a multi-media environment; writing for online journalism; and how to maintain a web site. The theory base will consider the power of multi-media in a changing media world, and consider the strengths and weaknesses of various media, leading to an appreciation of the potential of multi-media journalism to reach more of a fragmented audience.

Assessment

Participation in online forum 20%
Essay 40%
Portfolio of online new stories 40%

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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