Digital production targeted specifically at communicating science. A focus on developing multimedia skills that are used to enhance storytelling associated with communicating science.
This paper covers the skills needed to publish and package science into various digital formats for best effect.
|Paper title||Digital Production for Science Communication|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,286.42|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,151.03|
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- More information link
- View more information on the Centre for Science Communication's website
- Teaching staff
- Prof Lloyd Davis
- Paper Structure
- Weeks 1-6
- 20-minute discussion of reading set the previous week
- 60-minute seminar
- 10-minute tea break
- 90-minute activity based upon seminar
- 2-hour seminar for video camera work
- 2-hour seminar for video editing work
- Teaching Arrangements
- One 3-hour class each week (weeks 1-6) and 4-hour class (weeks 7-13)
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Research,
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- Learning Outcomes
- The goals of this paper are to
- Examine the history of using digital production techniques
- Examine the theory of the use of digital production techniques to enhance communication
- Explore practical ways of using digital production techniques (especially those associated with photography, filmmaking, digital book production, websites and podcasting) to enhance communication of science
- Develop critiquing skills for critically examining digital productions on the basis of their effectiveness at communicating science