The Hive: Collaborative Journalism
Area of Study
Communication, International Communications, Journalism, Mass Communications, Media and Journalism, Media Studies, Public Relations
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewIn this subject, students work in collaborative teams. They deliver interactive publications for specific audiences, through specialist genres and 'rounds' in journalism, such as environment, health, technology, arts, sports, law, media, business and politics. Students learn how to research stories using public record sources ? court documents, political donations, pecuniary interest registers, FOI, company annual reports, ASIC, Hansard, etc. They develop a critical understanding of how journalism serves the public right to know and the public interest. By pitching and developing their specialist publication to a publisher, they develop a critical understanding and ability to develop and deliver a product which engages with their target public. They develop an understanding of interactivity and audience through the use of social journalism.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.