Foundations of Broadcast Journalism
Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
JOUR11-100 - Writing for News Media OR previous reporting experience
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
IntroductionThis subject introduces students to news writing and reporting for television. It considers the implications of sight and sound on reporting practices. Workshops involve writing exercises, interviewing, basic shooting, news presentation, recording and editing. A strong emphasis is placed on news production for student broadcasts.Learning Objectives1. Upon completion of this subject, students will have demonstrated the ability to produce material for radio.
2. Upon completion of this subject, students will have demonstrated the ability to differentiate between the differences between broadcast news and current affairs journalism.
3. Upon completion of this subject students will have demonstrated the ability to meet the requirements for producing and presenting a simple TV news story.
4. Upon completion of this subject students will have critically evaluated the ethical responsibilities of the broadcast journalist.
5. Upon completion of this subject students will be able to utilise camera equipment in the production of a news story.
6. Upon completion of this subject students will be able to utilise editing equipment in the production of a news story.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.