Credit points: 15
This subject explores podcasting and the use of sound in storytelling. Through the production of individual podcasts students develop interviewing, recording, voice presentation and editing skills. The subject also covers how to create, develop and tell stories in the context of a podcast, including how to write to audio, and how to develop and practice presenting skills to enable the production of compelling podcasts.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid McCarthy
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG
Available as ElectiveYes
Learning ActivitiesWriting portfolio, voice report, news bulletin, podcast
Prerequisites Completion of MAC1WFM or JRN1TEJ or MIN1MME OR Completion of 60 credit points of subjects at first-year level in their degree
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid McCarthy
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 2.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Writing Portfolio (1500 words) A selection of news writing and podcast scripting exercises. The portfolio consists of stories from at least six separate weeks.
|Portfolio||Individual||No||30||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
News Bulletin (equivalent to 1300 words) Script, edit, and record a short news bulletin with a mix of copy-only stories and stories with actuality
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Podcast (equivalent to 1600 words) Research, script, edit, and record a short podcast with at least two interviewees and either atmos or SFX
|Other||Individual||No||40||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|