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 JRNL202
Subject Name Mobile Journalism
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites JRNL101 & BCM113
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence None.
Assessment Project 25% Assignment 25% Project 50%
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  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Shawn Burns
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-08-2019

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to the technical skills of mobile reporting, editing and packaging stories, and innovative digital storytelling. Students will use mobile devices and apps to compile, edit, design and package stories. Content and tasks will cover theories and practice of mobile story/image creation, composition and publication, and innovation journalism. This subject culminates in a major multimedia project to be sited online.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. detect legal issues, technical flaws, textual errors of journalistic work
2. Create and format a variety of journalistic products for mobile and multiple online platforms
3. Demonstrate basic competency in editing, production and publication using mobile devices, mobile and web-based apps
4. identify, articulate and demonstrate the roles of editors and journalistic content producers in mobile, multiplatform multimedia media production

Extra Information
Subject Objectives:

Textbook Information
Students will be advised of recommended texts at the commencement of session.
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