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ALJ728 - Feature Writing

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), 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

This unit provides students with the skills to report, interpret and comment in depth on public affairs and to work as specialists in different branches of journalism and local government. These include business journalism, political journalism, religious affairs journalism, ethnic affairs journalism and crime and police reporting journalism. This unit enables students to develop skills in the gathering and delivery of news and feature items. It also helps students develop advanced reporting and analytical skills essential to interpreting while outlining the rights, duties and obligations of reporters engaged in feature writing.

Assessment

One research file and news feature equivalent 2000 words 40%, One profile equivalent 3000 words 60%

Unit Fee Information

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