Online Media (MECO3602)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit examines how uses of the Internet, the Web and other online media and devices, such as mobile phones and iPads, are changing the media landscape. Students will become familiar with key theoretical and professional issues in online and digital media, and learn to critically analyse online media production. They will also gain practical skills in writing and producing for the web through team development of blogs and online features.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

1x1000wd group blog feature proposal (25%), 1x2000wd equivalent group online feature (50%), 1x1500wd online essay (25%)

Practical work

This unit will involve substantial group media production project work outside of class time.

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

18 junior credit points and 6 senior credit points from Media and Communications

Prohibitions

MECO3002

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