|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - 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 2-hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Prerequisites:||Completion of 25 points of core Media and Communications subjects and 25 points of optional Media and Communications subjects at first year level.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorTo be advised
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject introduces students to techniques in written communication for digital media, with a focus on publishing for the Internet and the world wide web. Students receive workshop instruction in web publishing techniques, with the aim of realising specific projects during the semester. Lectures will present students with a range of contemporary case studies demonstrating the Internet's social effects and cultural functions in order to contextualise their understanding of both Internet theory and practical communication techniques. On completion of this subject, students will have gained a broad overview of the relevant skills and sets of knowledge needed to work as professional communicators in the field of new media.
|Assessment:||An online project 60% (due at the end of semester); written work and oral presentation 25% (due during the first half of semester); assignments and class participation 15% (due throughout semester). Students must attend at least 80% of classes to be eligible for assessment.|
|Prescribed Texts:||Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available from the Bookroom at the beginning of semester.|
|Breadth Options:||This subject is a level 2 or level 3 subject and is not available to new generation degree students as a breadth option in 2008. |
This subject or an equivalent will be available as breadth in the future.
Breadth subjects are currently being developed and these existing subject details can be used as guide to the type of options that might be available.
2009 subjects to be offered as breadth will be finalised before re-enrolment for 2009 starts in early October.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:|| |
This subject is only 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 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.
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communication) & Bachelor of Commerce |
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications)
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