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Telling True Stories - OLET2110

Year - 2020

This unit continues from the 0 cp unit by providing an opportunity to complete a pitch for a story idea you have identified from a body of knowledge encountered in your coursework, and to develop and write it up into publishable form. You will apply the basic elements of nonfiction narrative writing and research, observing ethical journalism practices, to complete the transformation of your chosen information into narrative.

4x1hr online lectures, 4x2hr online seminars (across four weeks)

1x100wd Quiz 1: different genres (5%), 1x200wd Quiz 2: angles and techniques (10%), 1x200wd Quiz 3: ethics (10%), 1x250wd Story pitch (25%), 1x750wd Final story (50%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2b

05 Oct 2020

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 23 Oct 2020
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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