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Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. plan for and develop web productions
  2. critically analyse the challenges and opportunities of collaborative work for web production
  3. create innovative web media products that explore and embody convergence and participation
  4. explore and analyse possible future developments in Internet Communications and web media
  5. demonstrate advanced understanding of web production.
  • Topics

    • Introduction
    • Teamwork: Roles and Timelines
    • Developing a Creative Brief
    • Understanding Audiences
    • Narrative & Meaning
    • Convergence & Collective Intelligence
    • Open Source & Copyright
    • Production Week
    • WMP Showcase Week
    • Human Computer Interaction
    • Reflection & Reflexivity
    • Unit Conclusion & eVALUate
  • Study resources

    • Instructional Methods

      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Web links
    • Print Materials

      • Welcome letter
    • Online Materials

      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Printable format materials
      • Resources and Links

Entry Requirements

Equivalent Subjects

You cannot enrol in this unit if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:

Special requirements

No special requirements

This is the final subject within the Internet Communications degree and involves working to produce innovative online media content that both explores and embodies the emerging qualities of converging and participatory media. You will primarily be engaged in planning and executing a small team project throughout the entire subject, including critical reflections on the challenges and opportunities of collaborative work. You will also be required to critically situate and contextualise your learning in terms of the broader concepts and issues developed across all of your Internet Communications subjects.

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  • The Brief (25%)
  • Web media production (40%)
  • Essay (35%)

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