ALJ330 - News Production Workshop 1

Year:

2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

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

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Students must be enrolled in course A300, A301, A331, A401, D303, D305, D311, D312, D313, D330, D358, D385 or D391

Prerequisite:

Students must have completed two level 2 ALJ coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALJ302 and ALJ303

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 3-hour seminar per week

Geelong: 1 x 7.5 hour on-campus seminar (week 2, 8), 1 x 2-hour online seminar (weeks 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Independent and collaborative online learning activities (3-hour per week equivalence)

Content

Discover what it's like to produce journalistic stories for an online news website. You will be writing, producing, researching, interviewing and editing a number of your own stories that will showcase your knowledge of, and skills in, news writing, photojournalism, audience engagement and video. You will meet deadlines and discuss your work with fellow students in a newsroom-like environment. This capstone unit requires you to draw on the knowledge and skills you have been learning throughout your journalism studies and cement them by putting them into practice. You will leave this unit with a portfolio of work you can use to begin your career. You will also reflect on the newsgathering and production process.

Unit Fee Information

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