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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A 2-hour workshop per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|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
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This subject focuses on the dynamic publishing environment of new media, including the World Wide Web, broadband, DVD and mobile media. It outlines the relationships between print and electronic publishing, and introduces students to the principles of effective online communication. Students will be given in-depth exposure to the technical and practical aspects of web-based publishing, with an emphasis on adapting traditional publishing practices to the opportunities and constraints of the online environment. On successful completion of this subject, students will have gained a critical understanding of contemporary issues in electronic publishing as well as a practical knowledge of writing and editing for digital media.
Evaluate the story construction and writing techniques used across a number of websites, 1500 words, 30% (due early semester); develop a web news portfolio, 1500 words, 30% (due mid-semester); develop a web feature, equivalent to 2000 words, 40% (due late semester).
Assessment submitted late without an approved formal extension will be penalised at 2% per day. Students who fail to submit up to 2-weeks after the final due date without a formal extension and/or special consideration will receive a fail grade for the piece of assessment.
A subject reader will be available from the University Bookshop.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Publishing and Communications program, the Bachelor of Arts (Media and Communications Honours) or the Master of Arts (Science, Communication and Society).
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)(Media and Communications) |
Master of Art Curatorship (Coursework and Minor Thesis)
Master of Arts (Global Journalism)
Master of Arts (Global Media Communication)
Master of Arts (Science, Communication and Society)
Master of Arts Management
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
Master of Global Media Communication
Master of Publishing and Communications
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Editing and Communications)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Editing and Communications)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Media and Communication)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts Management
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