Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours: a 2-hour seminar per week throughout semester. |
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PUBL90006 Writing and Editing for Digital Media or equivalent documented industry experience.
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Semester 1, Semester 2
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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.
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CoordinatorDr Mark Davis
This subject introduces students to advanced aspects of editing for digital media. It focuses on the methods, systems, trends and technological developments taking place in digital media industries, and presents a portfolio of key skills and knowledge required in contemporary editing and content management. Taking the publishing industry as its professional context, it focuses on editing and content management software, preparation of content for multiple uses, metadata treatment, HTML5, CSS, digital publishing and ebook production. Students will gain a practical understanding of a range of applications and systems that are industry standards, and develop deeper literacy around digital media and e-communication.
Individual project 1 (2500 words or equivalent) The student will produce a text and rationale or a media object and rationale from one of the four fields: content management systems, video production, ebook production and writing and editing for apps, 50% (submission dates for the assessments will be staggered across semester, starting in week 6 and extending through to the examination period).
Individual project 2 (2500 words or equivalent) The student will produce a text and rationale or a media object and rationale from one of the four fields: content management systems, video production, ebook production and writing and editing for apps. The student must choose a different field from their submission in project 1, 50% (submission dates for the assessments will be staggered across semester, starting in week 6 and extending through to the examination period).
Students are required to attend a minimum of 80% of classes in order 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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This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Master of Publishing and Communications and Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing. Students enrolled in other cognate postgraduate programs must seek approval from the course coordinator.
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing |
100 Point Master of Journalism |
100 Point Master of Publishing and Communications
150 Point Master of Journalism
150 Point Master of Publishing and Communications
200 Point Master of Journalism
200 Point Master of Publishing and Communications
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