UQ in Vietnam: Teaching journalism students foreign correspondence

Woolley, Bruce (2014) UQ in Vietnam: Teaching journalism students foreign correspondence. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Journalism and Mass Communications (JMComm 2014), Global Science and Technology Forum (GSTF), Singapore.

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Abstract

The University of Queensland has developed Work Integrated Learning (WIL) courses for groups of 10 students at a time to travel to Vietnam to engage in intercultural learning and working as foreign correspondents for a dedicated UQ multimedia website. Their radio, television, print and photojournalism reports have also been made available to media around the world under Creative Commons arrangements. This article reports on the students' experience in both WIL courses where they were exposed to intensive, immerse and experiential teaching and coaching by a lecturer (the researcher who is a former foreign correspondent for the ABC) and two tutors with expertise in editorial and technical production.

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ID Code: 82973
Item Type: Conference Paper
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: HERN
DOI: 10.5176/2301-3710_JMComm14.15
ISSN: 2301-3710
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 GSTF
Deposited On: 30 Mar 2015 23:41
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2015 19:16

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