COMS231-20S2 (C) Semester Two 2020

Digital Media Production

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 13 July 2020
End Date: Sunday, 8 November 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 24 July 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 25 September 2020

Description

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.

Learning Outcomes

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 team
2.     An ability to write and edit across a range of styles and platforms
3.     Effective use of digital, social, audio and visual technologies for information gathering, media production and audience engagement
4.     Computer technology skills, including an ability to critically evaluate and use new media and digital tools in information gathering, content production and audience engagement
5.     An ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others
6.     An understanding of ethical media practice
7.     A developing awareness of bi-cultural and multi-cultural issues both nationally and internationally
8.     An ability to think reflectively and evaluate your own and others’ practice.

Pre-requisites

With permission of the Head of Department.

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 16:00 - 18:00 Eng Core 222 & 223 Drawing Office 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Workshop A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 09:00 - 11:00 Rehua 102 13 Jul - 23 Aug
7 Sep - 18 Oct
Workshop B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 11:00 - 16:00 A4 Lecture Theatre 17 Aug - 23 Aug

Course Coordinator

Tara Ross

Lecturer

Jo Malcolm

Textbooks / Resources

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.

Indicative Fees

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.

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