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JN3012 - Media Editing

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

The subject introduces students to editing for print, broadcast and online platforms.

Learning Outcomes

  • write headlines as directed;
  • understand the structure of a story and how to improve that structure;
  • layout copy and illustrations;
  • subedit text and audio and visual stories.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to use and interpret different media;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to use a variety of media and methods to retrieve, analyse, evaluate, organise and present information;
  • The ability to reflect on and evaluate learning processes and products;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
Assumed
Knowledge:
To undertake this subject, students must have successfully completed 12 credit points (four subjects) of level 1 study at tertiary level
Prerequisites: JN2021 AND JN2300

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Amy Forbes.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 20 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (40%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); assignments (50%).

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.