INTRODUCTION TO SPORTS COMMENTARY
Credit points: 15
Introduction to Sports Commentary introduces students to the fundamental requirements of a sports commentator. The subject will focus mainly on television and radio commentary but students will also study other forms such as the live blog and print based commentary. At the successful completion of this subject, students will appreciate the history of sports commentary in Australia, the different techniques and styles commentators employ and the role of the sports commentator in various contexts such as commercial; entertainment; history (an accurate record); and the role commentary has in the social impact of sport in Australian contemporary society.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorDavid Lowden
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Prerequisites Enrolment in ABJS and completion of the core/compulsory requirements at 1st year & 2nd year level for ABJS.
Special conditions Third-year exclusive and compulsory subject for ABJS.
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorDavid Lowden
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
|Broadcast commentary portfolio - group assessment||40|
|Quiz and Live Blog||30|
|Social Media portfolio||30|