INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOJOURNALISM

VPA1PJ1

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to photography as a means of documenting facts and telling stories. Practical instruction in the use of DSLR cameras & photoshop. Exclusive recorded interviews with world-class practicing photojournalists, augment learning in the conceptual and aesthetic aspects of the genre. Practical assignments enhance your ability to understand, and creatively use photographic and digital imagery and image-making as a means of expression of ideas and transfer of knowledge. Six Units are offered every semester. You must have access to Photoshop CS3,4,5 etc. Photoshop Elements is acceptable but NOT desirable. A DSLR camera using a memory card is mandatory. To view work by students in online Photojournalism visit the La Trobe Link http://tlweb.latrobe.edu.au/humanities/photojournalism/

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulie Millowick

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions Students must have access to Photoshop CS3,4,5 etc. Photoshop Elements is acceptable but NOT desirable. A DSLR camera using memory card is mandatory.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
Readings9/11 [videorecording]: the falling man,RecommendedN/ADARLOW SMITHSON PRODUCTIONS C2006
ReadingsPhotojournalism: the world's top photographers : and the stories behind their greatest images,RecommendedSteel, A. 2006ROTOVISION
ReadingsWoolsheds: A Visual Journey of the Australian Woolshed,RecommendedChapman, A 2011FIVE MILE PRESS
ReadingsCampaign: a photographic odyssey through Australian political campaigns 1971-2007,PreliminaryChapman, A. L. 2007TANDEM PUBLISHING

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Millowick

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 hours block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional attendance."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)50
Technical asignment (1000 word equivalent)25
Uprated ISO assignment (1000 word equivalent)25

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Millowick

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional attendance."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)50
Technical asignment (1000 word equivalent)25
Uprated ISO assignment (1000 word equivalent)25

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Millowick

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 hours block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional attendance."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)50
Technical asignment (1000 word equivalent)25
Uprated ISO assignment (1000 word equivalent)25

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Millowick

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional attendance."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)50
Technical asignment (1000 word equivalent)25
Uprated ISO assignment (1000 word equivalent)25

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 1, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Millowick

Class requirements

Block Mode Week: 10 - 22
One 8.0 hours block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional attendance."

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.
"Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)50
Technical asignment (1000 word equivalent)25
Uprated ISO assignment (1000 word equivalent)25

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulie Millowick

Class requirements

Collaborative Based Learning Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours collaborative based learning per week on any day including weekend from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.
"Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment."

Block Mode Week: 31 - 43
One 8.0 hours block mode other recurrence on any day including weekend during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Optional attendance."

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)50
Technical asignment (1000 word equivalent)25
Uprated ISO assignment (1000 word equivalent)25