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Broadcast Presentation (COM206)

Organisational Unit Creative Media, Arts and Design
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description This unit will focus on teaching students effective on-air presentation and performance skills for radio and television. This will include front-of-camera and front-of-microphone training. Will offer instruction in the basics of broadcast presentation for television, video, radio, and online platforms. Students get practical experience through in-class exercises and studio assignments using technology integral to broadcasting. Students will learn the best practices in presentation skills including how to perform for the ear and the eye of audiences.
Unit Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the unit, students will be able to:
1. Describe broadcast presentation terms and concepts
2. Practise presentation skills to a professional standard across various media platforms
3. Use professional equipment including microphones and on-air studio technology
4. Apply appropriate technical skills and knowledge associated with broadcast presentation
5. Conduct studio teamwork including bulletins and crosses.
6. Conduct a thorough and fair on-air interview
Apply teamwork and communication skills to successfully participate in presentation practice
Timetabled Learning Activities 3 hours studio practice per week
Unit Learning Experiences Students get practical experience through in-class exercises and studio assignments using technology integral to broadcasting.
Assessment 1. Simulated audio broadcast, 30%
2. Simulated video presentation, 30%
3. Final audio or visual presentation 40%
Prerequisites Students who have not completed IDD129 / COM109 Introduction to Digital Media Skills will have to undertake a short online video module.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Journalism (BCommun) [New in 2018]
Appears in these Minors Radio
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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Ms Mia Brankov
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e: Mia.Brankov@murdoch.edu.au
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MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Ms Mia Brankov
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e: Mia.Brankov@murdoch.edu.au
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