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ALJ318 - Broadcast Journalism (Radio)

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, 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:

Nil

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

In this unit, students will learn the techniques of broadcast (radio) journalism and the ways in which these differ from reporting for the print media. They will learn to write for a voice and an audience. Practical work includes interviewing, writing, recording and editing reports for broadcast news and current affairs. Students will also analyse the role of radio news as an information provider.

Assessment

One written essay, 50% (2000 to 2,500 words)

One practical radio assignment, 50% (three and a half minutes duration on a CD)

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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