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JRN2905

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Professor Chris Nash

Synopsis

This unit explores the role of radio news and current affairs in society. Students receive instruction in the use of audio recording equipment and digital editing, and they produce their own radio bulletins and feature packages.

Objectives

Students who successfully complete this unit should be able to demonstrate:



  1. An understanding of the current issues affecting radio in Australia

  1. An ability to critically discuss the emerging technologies (especially Internet radio) and their relationship to radio

  1. Skills necessary for successful participation in radio production and presentation for broadcast and the web: sound recording, editing, panel operation, voice production and interviewing; and

  1. Radio production skills that will allow students to work in the traditional and web radio industry.

Assessment

Radio analysis: 20%
Radio news bulletin: 20%
Radio feature: 30%
Live radio: 30%

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture and 1 x 1 hour tutorial) per week

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Journalism

Prerequisites

GSC1902 and GSC1903 or equivalent

Prohibitions

GSC2905, GSC2907, JRN2907