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JRN2007 Audio and Visual Journalism

Short Description: Audio and Visual Journalism
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100703 - Journalism
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 24 March 2019

Requisites

Enrolment is not permitted in JRN2007 if JRN2002 has been previously completed.

Synopsis

This course provides students with a hands-on introduction to reporting, writing, recording and presenting journalism for a variety of media platforms. Through independent work (or teamwork as appropriate), students will develop and improve individual skills in journalistic practice for the packaging of news content. Students will be required to think independently, refine their news sense, and operate within the community as journalists. They will further develop interview techniques, voice production, and editorial decision-making, and will also examine the ethical and professional issues surrounding digital journalism's new technologies and the demands of an increasingly competitive industry.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2019 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2019 Online