JOUR90011 Data Journalism
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Summer Term, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total 28 Hours: 4 x 7-hour (whole day) workshops |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
A basic level of computer literacy is recommended.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:|| |
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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|Subject Overview:|| |
This unit will explore the practice and theoretical underpinnings of data journalism, whereby news content is organized around structured pieces of data, as opposed to conventionally structured news stories. Students will learn how to access key public databases, extract stories from them, and make the data available in visualisations that facilitate citizens’ own inquiries and investigations. Students will be acquainted with the history and current practice of data journalism, including key international examples.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be made available, and key examples of data journalism made available through the LMS.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
|Links to further information:||http://graduate.arts.unimelb.edu.au/mcp/master-of-journalism.html|
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150 Point Master of Journalism
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