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COMM13110 Journalism Project
Journalism Project
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General Information

Overview

This unit gives you an opportunity to undertake a project of your choice in the Journalism discipline in which you have already done a substantial amount of study. The project is flexible and is designed by students in consultation with academic and workplace supervisors. It may involve academic research into Journalism practice or a professional work placement with an approved organisation (minimum 120 hours). Academic and workplace supervisors will work with students to devise assessment tasks that will meet negotiated and specific project learning outcomes.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Prerequisite: Students must have completed 48 credit points prior to taking this unit

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 2 - 2022

Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 16 May 2022
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Have Your Say student evaluation

Feedback

The choice of either a Research Project or a work placement was appreciated - especially the option of the research project for those students who did not want to do a work placement, or who were unable to secure a work placement because of COVID lockdown.

Recommendation

It is recommended to continue offering a choice in the assessment (work placement or research project), to best meet the needs of a variety of student cohorts.

Feedback from Have Your Say student evaluation

Feedback

Research project needed more guidance.

Recommendation

It is recommended to include additional material about expected structure and format of the research project, beyond the use of exemplars, to ensure that students can make an informed decision about which assessment to choose, and to ensure there is sufficient academic guidance as students complete the research element.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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