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Unit details

ALJ710 - Multimedia Reporting

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:U Rodrigues
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALJ310

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

Journalists are increasingly being asked to work in bi-media or multimedia environments where their work appears on multiple platforms. This unit provides students with an understanding of the complexities of this new media environment. It looks at the newsgathering and news writing skills required to work in this environment and the types of multi-skilling used in multi-media newsrooms. It will also address industrial, ethical and other issues raised by the new work practices used in this environment.

Assessment

Essay 2000 words 40%, practical assignment (equivalent 3000 words) 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2615$3083

* 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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