ALJ728 - Feature Writing
2021 unit information
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online), CBD*
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
Trimester 3: 4 x 5.5-hour intensive workshops (weeks 2, 5, 8, 10)
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning including 3 (three) scheduled online workshops
*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery
This unit provides students with the skills to report, interpret and comment in depth on public affairs and to work as specialists in different branches of journalism including business, politics, religious affairs, ethnic affairs journalism, crime and police reporting. This unit enables students to develop skills in the gathering and writing of feature items. It also helps students develop advanced reporting and analytical skills essential to longer-form journalism and feature writing.
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