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 JRNL314
Subject Name Video Journalism Production 2
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites JRNL204
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions Only available to BJOUR and BJOUR Double degree students
Equivalence None.
Assessment 1. Report: Case Study 20% 2. Presentation: The Pilot - Student Pitch 30% 3. Project: The Pilot - Production 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.
Availability Not Available in 2019

Subject Description
Video Journalism Production 2 introduces students to video current affairs, and video innovation builds on the skills and knowledge acquired in Video Journalism, and provides the opportunity for students to produce longer stories based on greater research and subject exploration. Workshops will concentrate on developing enhanced video journalism productions skills, including current affairs scripts, conducting current affairs-style field interviews/shoots, and presenting. Students will also build on the camera work and editing skills developed in Video Journalism. Students will work in groups to produce video current affairs items for potential inclusion in a class-produced current affairs bulletin and explore a range of options for the web-based presentation of video reporting projects.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Identify, analyse and articulate the differences between current affairs and news reporting
2. Demonstrate critical viewing skills through analysing and articulating the differences in style, approach, and purpose of a variety of audio visual news and current affairs programing
3. Demonstrate competency in the planning, research, and production of video-based current affairs packages
4. Work cooperatively, efficiently and effectively as a member of a multimedia production team
5. Package and present audiovisual journalism effectively and engagingly for online publication

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
Assumed knowledge: Fundamental knowledge of journalism.

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