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2011 HEJ201 Feature Writing

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: No

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OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

Considers contemporary and historical feature writing, and examines the roles of narrative, ethics, opinion and audience in the production of this style of journalism. The unit focuses on profiles, literary journalism and news features. For assessment, students will research, write and workshop feature stories, as well as analyse classic examples.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 1,500-word essay (20%), 1,000-word profile, 500-word research notes and workshopping (35%), 1,500-word feature, 500-word notes and workshopping (45%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Five contact hours fortnightly (13 weeks)

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

   Web dependent - H
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - H
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
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INTERNATIONALISATION
This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
This unit includes international cross-cultural issues/skills.

REQUISITE INFO
M.Excl HEJ301
Prereq HEJ101 and HEJ102

STAFF: Assoc Prof Libby Lester (Coordinator)

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