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Unit of Study MDIA2004 - Making Radio and Podcasts (2022)

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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:

demonstrate an understanding of audio storytelling through radio and podcast formats and genres, production methods, audience development and program distribution.

demonstrate competency in operating digital audio production equipment including microphones, recording devices and editing software.

apply knowledge and understanding about audio storytelling production and sound design to creatively and competently produce audio-based narrative content.

demonstrate professionalism in critically and constructively appraising self and peers on a production.

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Prescribed Texts
  • There are three copies of this text available as an e-book through the Southern Cross University Library. : Phillips, G, Lindgren, M & Bishop, R, 2013, Australian Broadcast Journalism, 3rd edn, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Victoria. ISBN: 9780195578171.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.