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.
Online independent and collaborative learning activities 1 x 2-hour seminar per week equivalent
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Critically analyse and explain the history, diversity and importance of investigative and narrative journalism, and their continuing relevance in the digital age
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
Demonstrate skills in the researching of investigative and narrative journalism, including generating story ideas, working with data sets and developing and managing relationships with sources
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO5: Problem solving
Demonstrate skills in the structuring and writing of pieces of investigative and narrative journalism
Apply concepts presented in the research literature to the analysis of investigative and narrative journalism
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Investigative Briefing Paper
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: ALJ722 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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