Unit description

Introduces students to the skills and concepts essential to the production of a range of contemporary media forms. The unit emphasises important storytelling principles, and the production processes that are shared by all creative digital forms. Using available digital technologies and working individually or collaboratively, students propose and produce a short audio-visual digital story.

Unit content

  • Media and storytelling
  • The storytelling process
  • The production process
  • Crowdfunding and media
  • Visualising your story
  • Audio
  • Editing
  • Transmedia campaigns
  • Online media
  • Contemporary media identity

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Cohen, H, Salazar, J, Barkat, I, 2009, Screen Media Arts, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Victoria. ISBN: ISBN9780195562446;ISBN0195562445.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Lismore

Teaching method
Lecture on-site 1 hour (12 weeks)
Tutorial on-site 2 hours (12 weeks)
Assessment
Crowdfunding Pitch40%
Crowdfunding Campaign50%
Participation10%

Online

Teaching method
Structured online learning 3 hrs (12 weeks)
Assessment
Crowdfunding Pitch40%
Crowdfunding Campaign50%
Participation10%
Notice

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Fee information

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