Credit points: 15
Journalism graduates are increasingly expected to be jacks and jills of all trades, and masters of combining them. In this subject, students build skills in multimedia storytelling. Students will be creating in-depth digital story packages, incorporating text, video, audio, photography and data visualisation.
SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorBrigid McCarthy
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG
Available as ElectiveNo
Learning ActivitiesAll assessable work, weekly workshops.
Prerequisites 30 credit points of either JRN, MAC, MIN or STC subjects at second-year level, or subject coordinators approval
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Special conditionsCore subject for Journalism, Sport Journalism and Media Industries majors in the ABMC. Core subject for Media Industries in the ABA.
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
The Principles of Multimedia Journalism
AuthorKoci Hernandez, Richard and Rue, Jeremy
PublisherNEW YORK & LONDON: Routledge
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
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Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorBrigid McCarthy
Computer LaboratoryWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
Pitch for multimedia package (800 words equivalent) In-class presentation and written component
Interactive elements assignment (1,600 words equivalent) A set of interactive elements that will be used in the final multimedia package.
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5|
Multimedia package (1,600 words equivalent) The finished multimedia package, an in-class presentation, and a personal reflection on the process.
|Other||Individual||No||50||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO5|