Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3 |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Carolyne Lee, Prof Sean Cubitt
This subject provides students with the skills to write at an advanced journalistic level. Lectures will present students with techniques that will enhance skills in interviewing, news judgement, narrative technique, researching, framing ideas, developing contacts and using off the record information. Students will also deal with issues of fairness and objectivity, plagiarism, libel and codes of conduct. On completion of this subject, students will have developed advanced skills in feature writing.
On completion, students will:
|Assessment:||A news exercise of 1500 words 20% (due early in semester), a major news feature of 3000 words 60% (due at the end of semester), a seminar presentation of 500 words 10% and participation in seminars 10%.|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(Media and Communications) |
Master of Cinema Management
Master of Global Media Communication
Master of Publishing and Communications
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media and Communication)
Media and Communication |
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