JRN114 - Storytelling for Audio Platforms

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Last revision date Oct 25, 2018 3:33:48 PM
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Subject Title
Storytelling for Audio Platforms

Subject Description
In the course, Storytelling for Audio Platforms, students are introduced to technical and content considerations for journalists working in audio based mediums. Students learn industry terminologies and basic reporting skills related to the production of podcasts, radio, and on-line audio news and feature content. Students are taught how to capture audio effectively and how to edit the content using voice overs, interview clips, natural sound and music.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use voice, natural sound and/or music to produce journalistic content for audio platforms
2. Identify the appropriate hardware and software to capture and edit audio content
3. Write/report/edit (recorded and live) audio stories in an accurate and balanced manner
4. Identify industry terminology for use in audio production
5. Demonstrate the differences between private and public audio platforms

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.