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JN3304 - Multimedia Writing Projects

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

In this subject, students develop higher level research skills to produce substantial in-depth stories. Students work on one topic throughout the semester, alone or in teams, to produce informative and entertaining pieces across diverse media. The final story is worked through several drafts.

Learning Outcomes

  • to develop an understanding of the responsibilities of the feature writer as an informed social commentator;
  • to develop higher level skills of research and analysis;
  • to prepare feature articles of a standard suitable for publication.

Subject Assessment

  • Oral > Presentation 1 - (25%) - Individual
  • Written > Media article - (25%) - Individual
  • Oral > Interview - (15%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Multimedia production - (35%) - Individual.
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: JN1005
IA2003 JN2003 JN5003 JN5304


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Amy Forbes
Lecturer: Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 18 hours online collaboration sessions
  • 13 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.