ALJ112 - News Reporting


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online, CBD*

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

Burwood: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week.

Geelong: 1 x 6.5-hour on-campus seminar (week 1, 9), 1 x 1-hour online seminar (week 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 10,11).

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities (1 x 2-hour per week equivalence)


*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery


Build your skills and knowledge of multimedia news reporting. You will learn how to make effective use of social media platform to source and report stories that engage different audiences. You'll also create a photojournalism story and a video package for broadcast and online  media platforms. You'll also hone your skills in, and knowledge of, news  values, researching, interviewing, editing and photojournalism. And you will meet deadlines and expand your knowledge of the social, professional and legal contexts within which journalists work.

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