Digital production targeted specifically at communicating science. A focus on developing multimedia skills that are used to enhance storytelling associated with communicating science.
This online world often requires a communicator to become proficient in a number of different ways of content creation. This paper aims to introduce and teach you a range of digital-based production skills that will allow you to package science into easily digestible online media content.
|Paper title||Digital Production for Science Communication|
|Teaching period||First Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,312.10|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$5,357.07|
- Normally available only to postgraduate students.
- More information link
- View more information on the Centre for Science Communication's website
- Teaching staff
- Ross Johnston
- Paper Structure
- Weeks 1-6
- 90-minute 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
- Become proficient with navigating a range of digital production software and content creation devices.
- Course outline
- Course outline will be supplied at the beginning of the semester.