JRN420 - New Technologies and Techniques

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Subject Title
New Technologies and Techniques

Subject Description

Students explore the use of new technology, such as virtual reality and drones, to discover how they can be used in telling original stories.  They work in a team to report on issues and events on different platforms.  Students combine traditional and new technology in their reporting, learning how and when to use each of them effectively.

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

  1. Understand the capability of new technology being employed in journalism today
  2. Understand when it is appropriate and effective to use new technology versus traditional storytelling methods
  3. Write effectively using new technology
  4. Work as an editorial team to produce timely and accurate reports on issues and events

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
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