This unit explores the relationship between contemporary communications technologies and practices, and social and environmental change. Students will develop skills in the use of emerging media, particularly social and other forms of online media. They will examine the communication and media practices of a range of local and international non-mainstream political and social campaigners, including NGOs, development organisations, independent bloggers and protest movements. The unit may include a field trip.
|Unit name||Communication for Change|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Journalism, Media and Communications|
Dr Donald Reid
Dr Donald Reid and Dr Claire Konkes
|Available as student elective?||No|
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Teaching Pattern: 39 hours, taught face-to-face in Hobart and online.
5 x 1hr online lecture, 2x 2hr evening face-face workshops, 2x all day field trips, and 2 x long day face-to-face workshops
8,000 words or equiv internal assessment comprising critical essay, practical media production and exegesis (100%)
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