2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities x 2-hours per week. This will include a range of activities including seminar recordings, and synchronous and asynchronous participation in online classroom activities
Journalists are increasingly working in a multimedia environment where their work appears on multiple platforms. This unit provides students with an understanding of the complexities of this current media environment. It develops newsgathering and news writing skills required of the contemporary journalist working in a multimedia newsroom.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Research and evaluate possible content for a multimedia project
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO4: Critical thinking
Interview, record and produce a multimedia broadcast story
GLO5: Problem solving
Produce a comprehensive reflection on the multimedia story
Evaluate and demonstrate an understanding of multimedia journalism
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Multimedia project
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: ALJ710 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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