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Area/Catalogue
COMM 1063

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
154884

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To introduce students to the principles and practices of news and social media production focussing on the specialised skills related to professional practice and industry-standard technologies.

Course content

Students will explore the ever-changing trends of news production from newspapers to the online multi-platform environment incorporating print, broadcast and social media technologies. Students will be introduced to the use of digital media through industry-standard software and programs to facilitate the development of requisite skills. Students will be able to produce digital media and materials to provide accurate and reliable information to its audience.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Minor production 1125 words equivalent 25% N/A
Digital production 1575 words equivalent 35% N/A
Online production 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

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