2007 HEJ101 Introduction to Journalism

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
HEJ101 H

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 1 H On Campus 26-FEB-2007 23-MAR-2007 16-APR-2007 01-JUN-2007

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Offered in Courses: [R2B] [R3A]
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DESCRIPTION

Introduces students to journalism. Students will analyse journalism, and in particular news, from a range of perspectives, including that of the journalist, the audience, the industry and the media researcher. The unit employs media theories and practical exercises to give students a critical understanding of the field of journalism studies. It also introduces the essentials of news writing, researching and interviewing.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 3 internal assignments, approx 2,500 words total (60%), 2-hr exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 3 contact hrs weekly (13 wks)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
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TEXTS
Hobart Co-op Bookshop Website - Semester (Sem 1)

STAFF: Dr Craig Norris (Coordinator)

FEES
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