University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 2333 - Reporting: Principles and Practice

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Quota: A quota of 100 applies
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study
Assumed Knowledge: Completion of at least 6 units of Level I MDIA courses
Assessment: Online quizzes 15%, News research and interview planning 35%, News inquiry & presentation 40%, Participation and engagement (including news quizzes) 10%
Syllabus:

This course covers essential knowledge and skills required for journalists to function in the contemporary media environment. It explores how news stories are researched, effective use of sources and source material, interview techniques and elements of professionalism that impact on how journalists conduct their work. It examines news production in the context of news rooms and in the public domain and the influences of factors such as changing technology and the requirements of ethical practice.

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  Commonwealth Supported Student Contribution
Tuition Fees
Units EFTSL Pre-2010 2010 Onwards Domestic International
3 0.125 Band 1 $820 Band 1 $820 select program select program


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 18/03/2019 Sun 31/03/2019 Fri 10/05/2019 Fri 14/06/2019


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10289 LE01 100 38 7 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 11am - 12pm Lower Napier, LG29, Lecture Theatre
2 May - 13 Jun Thursday 11am - 12pm Lower Napier, LG29, Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10290 WR04 29 FULL 14 Mar - 11 Apr Thursday 12pm - 2pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
2 May - 30 May Thursday 12pm - 2pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
10291 WR03 29 17 15 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
3 May - 31 May Friday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
10293 WR01 29 8 15 Mar - 12 Apr Friday 12pm - 2pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
3 May - 31 May Friday 12pm - 2pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite