ALJ221 - Video Journalism


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), 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

Burwood: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week (weeks 1–11)

Waurn Ponds: 1 x 4-hour on-campus seminar (weeks 01, 02, 06, 08, 09), 1 x 1-hour online seminar (weeks 3 and 7)

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 1-hour seminar per week and 1 x 1-hour independent online learning.


Develop your visual storytelling skills to produce compelling content for broadcast, online or mobile media. Using a practice-based, hands-on approach, you will research, interview, script, record and edit video and sound to create engaging and inspiring visual content. You will learn to identify the kinds of stories that lend themselves to video treatment, be guided through the process of capturing and editing clips using industry-standard tools and practice your on-screen presentation skills. You will explore the rapidly changing landscape for video journalism, and the ethical and legal aspects of mobile video, as well as produce news and current affairs packages to build your professional portfolio.

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