Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 1.5-hour tutorial per week. |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 170-hours across the semester, including class time.
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100-206 Net Communications
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorDr Bjorn Nansen
This subject introduces students to techniques in various modes of communication for digital media, with a focus on publishing for the internet. Students receive workshop instruction in digital content creation and web publishing techniques, with the aim of realizing specific projects during the semester. Lectures introduce students to issues in contemporary communications research and a present range of case studies exploring the internet's social, economic and political functions in order to contextualize their understanding of both internet theory and practical communication techniques. On completion of this subject, students will have gained a broad overview and developed skills relevant to working in fields of digital media communication.
On completion of the subject students should have:
An online project equivalent to 1500 words 40% (due in the examination period), an essay of 1000 words 20% (due during the first half of semester), an essay of 1500 words 40% (due during the second half of semester).
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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A subject reader will be available.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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Students who successfully complete this subject will:
This subject is not available as Breadth. This subject is available to students enrolled in the BA (Media and Communications), BA (Media and Communications)/Bachelor of Commerce, and BA (Media and Communications)/Bachelor of Laws. Formerly available as 100-106 Cyber Communications, students who have completed 100-106 Cyber Communications or 100-106/100-206 Net Communications are not eligible to enrol in this subject. Students are not permitted to enrol in this subject if they have completed or are enrolled in 103-002 Internet Applications.
Graduate Certificate in Arts - Media and Communications |
Graduate Diploma in Arts - Media and Communications
Media and Communications
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