ALJ218 - Audio Journalism

Year:

2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

ALJ112

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

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

 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 (three) scheduled online workshops

Content

Students will learn the techniques of researching, writing, interviewing, recording and editing for audio news and current affairs. These skills will be tested through students creating their own broadcast current affairs pieces. Students will also analyse the broadcasting landscape of Australia. They will learn about the regulatory environment, editorial policies and the financing of different broadcast companies and reflect on how these affect the content that is offered in terms of news and current affairs.

Unit Fee Information

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