Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code BCM 322
Subject Name Global Media Interventions
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites 36CP at any level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence BCM332
Assessment 1. Assignment : Peer Teaching 20 - 30 mins small group facilitation of tutorial discussion 30% 2. Report: Case Study 30% 3. Essay 40%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Spring  (29-07-2019 to 21-11-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 1hr lecture, 2hr tutorial
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Brian Yecies
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Brian Yecies
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This subject examines strategies and campaigns to address global inequalities in media and information flows, from the UNESCO debates of the 1960s to recent developments at the World Summit on the Information Society and beyond. Students explore their own rights and responsibilities as Global Media Citizens through case studies of international media regulation and citizens' media initiatives.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. identify and discuss the key developments in campaigns for international communication rights and contemporary struggles for media justice
2. demonstrate skills in original research and academic writing at the advanced 300-level
3. demonstrate high level skills in small group work and presentation
4. demonstrate awareness of the opportunities and challenges for Global Media Citizens working in the media industries and policy development

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