Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Taught In English
JOUR13-315 - Foundations of Broadcast Journalism. Film and Television students will also be considered on merit.
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
This professional level subject builds upon the broadcast journalism skills developed in the foundation subject and applies them in a practical multimedia environment. Students will create stories utilising video, photography, audio, written formats and storytelling styles for a range of multimedia platforms. As citizen contributors for the Australian Broadcast Corporation's ABC Open project students have the opportunity to be published on the ABC Open website, the ABC Gold Coast website and ABC News 24 as well as produce an episode of Bond Network News for their showreels, which is essential for entering the job market. Students will work closely with the ABC Open producer and have the opportunity to participate in off-campus ABC Open workshops, activities and projects throughout the semester.
Learning Objectives1. To give students the experience of planning a regular local television news program (BNN);
2. To give students responsibility in the various production and presentation roles for BNN;
3. To give students the opportunity of reporting on local issues and eventsfor BNN;
4. To give students the responsibility of assessing the relative merit of various local BNN stories.
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.