Faculty of Arts
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Previously coded JRN2904
This unit introduces students to the principles and practice of digital sub-editing and design for publications. It equips students with skills needed to design and edit written and visual material, with a focus on newspapers, magazines and online publications. Students learn how to write headlines, edit copy, design pages, write captions, and crop images to suit publication requirements. Overall the unit emphases attention to detail and developing a flair for dynamic page design. These skills build on students' knowledge of news values, news and feature writing skills, and visual and digital technologies.
On completion of this unit students will:
In-class editing quizzes (equiv 900 words):20% (DE students, online editing quizzes)
2 hours (one 1-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial) per week
This unit applies to the following area(s) of study