ALJ301 - Multi-Media Journalism
|Year||2015 unit information|
Final year of offer is 2015
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Unit chair:||M Hirst|
Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
The unit will teach convergent media skills. These will include using a smart device to capture user generated content (UGC); editing UGC into user generated stories (UGS); learning essential multi-media storytelling skills; writing for multi-media and online journalism; setting up a YouTube channel and a blog site; blogging and news gathering in a convergent media environment. The theory base will consider the strengths and weaknesses of various media, leading to an appreciation of the potential of multi-media journalism in a fragmenting news space.
Participation in online forum, blogs and reflection, 30%, 1200 word equivalent
Creating user generated story and post, 40%,1600 word equivalent
Developing user generated program template, 30%, 1200 word equivalent
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* 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.