ALC708 - Social Media Content Creation


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

Trimester 1: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week and extensive online interactions via social media equivalent to 1 x 1-hour class per week

Trimester 3: 1 x 4-hour intensive (weeks 1, 2, 4, 8, 10) and 1 x 2-hour online seminar (week 11)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2-hour seminar per week for Cloud students. Extensive online interactions via social media equivalent to 1 x 1-hour class per week for all students


This unit enables students to explore, examine, and experience contemporary social media content creation in relation to diverse digital contexts. A critical and creative approach to learning with/about online platforms and how to engage audiences through them is facilitated by various hands-on, media-making activities. Engaging in a highly interactive way with the potential benefits of digital media for professional-personal use, students learn how to build a dynamic online identity and portfolio.

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