Subject details

  • Topics
    • Introduction to web production
    • Teamwork: roles & timelines
    • Developing a creative brief
    • Understanding audiences
    • Narrative & meaning
    • Convergence
    • Open source & copyright
    • HCI
    • Reflection & reflexivity
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online assignment submission
      • Podcasting/Leacture capture
      • Web links
    • Print Materials
      • Welcome letter
    • Online Materials
      • Resources and Links
      • Printable format materials
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Online Assessment

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.
  • Assignment 1 - The Brief (25%)
  • Assignment 2 - Web media production (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Essay (35%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

This subject was previously known as Web Production.

This is the final subject within the Internet Communications major 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.

Further Information: The list of topics is indicative and subject to minor change prior to the start of each Study Period.

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