Faculty of Arts
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|Faculty||Faculty of Arts|
|Offered||Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)|
Caulfield First semester 2013 (Off-campus)
Sunway First semester 2013 (Day)
Previously coded JRN2201
This unit provides a detailed exploration of the production practices, resources, technologies and genres of Online Journalism, including video, audio, graphic and interactive formats. It explores the research capacities and information sources available through the internet. It critically considers the implications for journalists of different modes of audience engagement and editorial positioning, including social networking media, blogs and wikis. It covers both news and longer form feature and documentary genres. Please be aware that access to certain technology/equipment will be required for this unit. Contact the unit coordinator for details.
On successful completion of this course students should be able to:
Minor project - Online news report employing text and multimedia elements: 30%
Major Project - Online feature report employing text and multimedia elements: 50%
Online critical reflection and in-class invigilation: 20%
One 2-hour seminar per week