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JRN113 Digital Imaging for Journalism (8)


Students will learn the craft skills of digital image gathering and production in the context of class discussion and practical workshops. Students will engage in an ongoing analysis of the context of a broad range of magazines, both domestic and international. Students will explore the specific role of images in magazine production and will participate in workshop-tutorials in order to achieve competence in the production of magazine images and photo essays.

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Subject information

Duration Grading System School:
One sessionHD/FLSchool of Communication and Creative Industries

Assumed Knowledge


Enrolment restrictions

Bachelor of Arts (Communication - Journalism) student majoring in Print Journalism

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this subject, students should:
- analytically read a range of magazines, both visually and textually
- comprehend the writing and imagistic styles required in magazines
- achieve competence in the styles of image production likely to be encountered and engaged in
- comprehend the relationship between image and text in the context of a range of magazines
- identify the key elements of story and style in a range of magazines


The subject will cover the following topics:
- specific research techniques, visual and textual - image production and management - complex writing - profiles and in-depth interviews - identifying segmentation of the magazine market - brevity and humour in writing


The information contained in the 2016 CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: 06 September 2016. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.