INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOJOURNALISM

VPA1PJ1

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Photojournalism 1 introduces the student to photography as a means of documenting facts and telling stories. This subject combines the practical instruction in the use of DSLR cameras, with digital software such as Lightroom or Photoshop and the conceptual and aesthetic aspects of the genre. The practice of photojournalism is explored with exclusive recorded interviews with world-class photojournalists. These different views of the contemporary industry of photojournalism bring into focus how your creative, reflective practice is contextualised in the contemporary field. Practical assignments enhance your ability to understand and creatively use photographic image-making as a means of expression of ideas and transfer of knowledge.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesLecture/ technical guided learning activities. learning activities. Problem based learning activities. Student directed learning activities. Caption writing skills as specified by media organisations.

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

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

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Learning resources

Photojournalism: the world's top photographers : and the stories behind their greatest images

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorSteel, A.

Year2006

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherROTOVISION

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Source locationN/A

Woolsheds: A Visual Journey of the Australian Woolshed

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorChapman, A

Year2011

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherFIVE MILE PRESS

ISBNN/A

Chapter/article titleN/A

Chapter/issueN/A

URLN/A

Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Campaign: a photographic odyssey through Australian political campaigns 1971-2007

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrereading

AuthorChapman, A. L.

Year2007

Edition/VolumeN/A

PublisherTANDEM PUBLISHING

ISBNN/A

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Other descriptionN/A

Source locationN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Leadership and Teamwork

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of creative practice from set and self directed projects.
02. Investigate and review contemporary and historical artworks, design, concepts, materials and technologies used in specific creative arts disciplines and context of the arts industry.
03. Describe and appraise contemporary creative practitioners through reviewing exhibitions in a variety of art galleries on site, online, and in secondary sources.
04. Identify and develop appropriate skills, and apply to your disciplinary/ interdisciplinary creative art practice.
05. Manage assigned work in timely and sustainable ways.

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Albury-Wodonga, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour seminar per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Photo Essay incorporating Uprated ISO assignment [1000 word essay equivalent]

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Technical assignment (1000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO3, SILO4

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour seminar per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Photo Essay incorporating Uprated ISO assignment [1000 word essay equivalent]

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Technical assignment (1000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour seminar per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Photo Essay incorporating Uprated ISO assignment [1000 word essay equivalent]

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Technical assignment (1000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO3, SILO4

Mildura, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour seminar per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Photo Essay incorporating Uprated ISO assignment [1000 word essay equivalent]

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Technical assignment (1000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO3, SILO4

Shepparton, 2021, Semester 2, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorAndrew Goodman

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour lecture per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.
Includes access to online materials, discussion group, electronic submission of assessments and interactive group assessment.

SeminarWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour seminar per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

WorkShopWeek: 30 - 42
One 1.00 hour workshop per week on any day including weekend during the day from week 30 to week 42 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Folio Assignment (2000 word equivalent)

N/APortfolioIndividualNo50 SILO1, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

Photo Essay incorporating Uprated ISO assignment [1000 word essay equivalent]

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO2, SILO3, SILO5

Technical assignment (1000 word equivalent)

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo25 SILO3, SILO4