ALM101 - Making Social Media

Year:

2020 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online), CBD*
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)

Note: Enrolment into this unit must be completed by the end of week 1 of trimester due to early assessment deadlines.

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ALC203

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

Trimester 1: 1 x 2-hour seminar per week and extensive online interactions via social media equivalent to 1 x 1-hour class per week

Trimester 3: 1 x 4-hour intensive (weeks 1, 2, 4, 8, 10)

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Scheduled learning activities equivalent to 1 x 2-hour seminar per week and extensive online interactions via social media equivalent to 1 x 1-hour class per week

Note:

*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit enables students to explore and experience present day digital media culture in critical and creative ways. The unit is built on multi-platformed content, delivery and assessment, providing a user-friendly engagement with social media that facilitates practical, hands-on work in micro-blogging, blogging and podcasting. Creating and sharing different forms of media content, students learn how to communicate across various online platforms as part of a highly interactive community. Highlighting the benefits of media-making for personal and professional use, the unit allows students to develop their portfolios and discover how to use social media to strategically build a dynamic online identity.

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