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This practical course introduces students to foundational digital media skills and provides an overview of how to produce and package content for online and mobile platforms. Students will analyse current trends in media practice, create content across a range of media and media texts, and reflect on their own practice, including the ethical responsibilities of digital communication.
This practical course introduces you to foundational digital media skills and provides an overview of how to produce and package content for online and mobile platforms. You'll analyse current trends in media practice, create content across a range of media forms, and reflect on your own practice, including the ethical responsibilities of digital communication.
By the end of this course you are expected to be able to apply and reflect on the basic research, production and presentation skills necessary for a career in the media. You will be expected to demonstrate:1. An ability to effectively gather and research information from primary sources independently and as part of a team2. An ability to write and edit across a range of styles and platforms3. Effective use of digital, social, audio and visual technologies for information gathering, media production and audience engagement4. Computer technology skills, including an ability to critically evaluate and use new media and digital tools in information gathering, content production and audience engagement5. An ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others6. An understanding of ethical media practice7. A developing awareness of bi-cultural and multi-cultural issues both nationally and internationally8. An ability to think reflectively and evaluate your own and others’ practice.
With permission of the Head of Department.
Students must attend one activity from each section.
You will be expected to read and/or view selected material and follow key news media in preparation for classes. We'll post readings and other resources on LEARN, where you’ll also submit your work and get your marks.
Domestic fee $777.00
International fee $3,375.00
* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.
For further information see
Language, Social and Political Sciences.