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Unit of Study COM10081 - True Stories: Video Journalism (2015)

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  • Pre-requisites

      COM10627 AND 72 credit points in any SCU units

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 identify and critically analyse the different forms of video-based journalism
2 discuss the implications of the digital revolution for broadcast news media and journalists
3 demonstrate competency in operating digital video production and editing equipment
4 plan, research, report, produce and edit video-based journalism reports
5 demonstrate an understanding of roles involved in video news production, working effectively, ethically and professionally as part of a small production team.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. identify and critically analyse the different forms of video-based journalism
    • GA1:
  2. discuss the implications of the digital revolution for broadcast news media and journalists
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
  3. demonstrate competency in operating digital video production and editing equipment
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  4. plan, research, report, produce and edit video-based journalism reports
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA3:
  5. demonstrate an understanding of roles involved in video news production, working effectively, ethically and professionally as part of a small production team.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA3:

Prescribed learning resources

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