Street Stories (11085.1)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Arts and Communications|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 2 DR Caroline FISHER (Ph: +61 2 62015958 ) ON-CAMPUS
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In this unit you will hit the street to find and report on stories in your local community. You will create stories for mobile and online media about pivotal moments in people?s lives, including personal profiles and covering the courts. Using your mobile phone as a professional news gathering tool you will record face-to-face audio interviews, take photographs, and create basic video from the field. You will expand your research and verification skills and apply journalism ethics and law in context.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Critically appreciate mobile phone technology as a journalistic tool and produce a basic audio, video and photo journalism story using a mobile phone for online and mobile audiences;
2. Apply basic interviewing techniques for journalism;
3. Gather and verify newsworthy information from a range of sources; and
4. Demonstrate an applied understanding of the legal and ethical contexts in which journalists work, particularly in mobile and online environments.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 2, 2019
On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Assessment 1: In class exercises (30%) a. Story research brief b. Weekly news quizzes (a. Story research brief (15%) b. Weekly news quiz (15%) )
- Assessment 2: Pivotal moments (40%) a. 500 word story b. Photo c. Audio/video interview (a. 500 word story 30% b. Photo 5% c. Audio/video interview 5% )
- Assessment 3: Court Story (30%) a. Written Court report b. Law and ethics reflection c. Copy of handwritten court notes - Pass/Fail (a. Written Court report (20%) b. Law and ethics reflection (10%) c. Copy of handwritten court notes - Pass/Fail )
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 2, 2019
Three hours consisting of an on-campus lecture and interactive workshop per week.
11084 Journalism Now and Next.
9923 Mobile Reporting.
- ARAR01 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Communication and Media
- MGAR01 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Communication and Media
- ARB102 Bachelor of Communication and Media (Journalism)
- ARSC02 Bachelor of Communication and Media/ Bachelor of Laws
- ARAR02 Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Communication and Media
- SCAR01 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Communication and Media
- ARMG01 Bachelor of Communication and Media/ Bachelor of Event and Tourism Management