|Course code CMNS2280||Units 10||Level 2000||Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT|
Introduces students to the writing of feature articles as practised in professional journalism. Students will develop their research, interviewing and writing skills through a variety of assigned tasks and produce journalistic articles for publication in text and online forms. Students may be asked to attend guest lectures.
Available in 2015
|Objectives||At the successful completion of this course, students will have:|
1. Expanded their knowledge and understanding of the role of journalism in society.
2. Developed their professional writing and research skills as applicable to features journalism in print and online forms.
3. Advanced their skills in critical reflection on professional practice.
4. Further developed their professional communication skills.
|Content||The course consists of one lecture in which students are made aware of the course content and requirements followed by workshops in the remainder of the term in which students discuss and critique their own and fellow students written projects. Students are introduced to the work of prizewinning Australian and international journalists. Students will also be required to undertake class exercises exploring the theory and practice of features journalism in print and online formats.|
|Assumed Knowledge||CMNS1090 Introduction to Professional Writing, and CMNS1280 Introduction to Journalism.|
|Modes of Delivery||Internal Mode|
|Teaching Methods||Problem Based Learning|
|Contact Hours||Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term|
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
|Timetables||2015 Course Timetables for CMNS2280|