Courses & Units

Multiplatform Storytelling HEJ719

Hobart

Introduction

This unit equips you with the skills to produce content and tell stories across a range of media. A variety of digital tools, delivery options and conceptual approaches will be explored as you design, research and produce their content. Academic and technical staff will guide you through the production of journalism, public relations, or creative content suitable for delivery online, and as broadcast and print. Through the unit, you will be expected to develop skills in research, writing, online publication and audio and visual production.

Summary

Unit name Multiplatform Storytelling
Unit code HEJ719
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Media
Coordinator Mr Jose Vicente Garcia Cesar
Available as student elective? No
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

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International students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 11/7/2022 9/8/2022 29/8/2022 16/10/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically assess and evaluate the social, cultural and political role of digital media storytelling in a dynamic and global communication environment.
  • Design digital storytelling projects by applying and integrating strategies across a variety of relevant platforms.
  • Communicate effectively across a variety of media platforms, including video, print and other online networks.
  • Critically evaluate and discuss your media production experiences across multiple platforms in the context of key concepts in media and communication.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100799 $1,828.00 $858.00 not applicable $2,500.00
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

HEJ419

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Weekly online content, consisting of pre-recorded lectures, discussions, readings and activities.

Weekly 2 hour scheduled workshops available online or on campus.

AssessmentProject Proposal and Oral Presentation (25%)|Project Briefing Document (25%)|Multi-platform Media Project (50%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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