Module Title:Media Skills
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:6
Module Delivered In No Programmes
Teaching & Learning Strategies: A combination of lectures and tutorials will be used. Particular emphasis will be placed on active learning. Students may complete written assignments, video productions and/or presentations as part of the module.
Module Aim: The aim of this module is to encourage students to communicate their ideas and research clearly and competently. The content will center around the structure of the Irish media industry and emerging technologies that may drive change.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Show an understanding of the Irish media landscape and its key organisations.
LO2 Students should exhibit strong communication skills.
LO3 Future Technology - Be cogniscent of the emerging technologies that may change how we work and function in media and society.
LO4 Work within a group to research and present information on a relevant topic.
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
New and Emerging Technologies in the media landscape.
Advances in new technology to include softwares, applications and / or equipment. The influence of new and emerging technologies on the media industry and landscape.
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Presentation Students will work in groups or individually to present topics such as emerging technologies that will shape the future. 1,2 50.00 Week 6
Other Students may be asked to produce a video, screencast or online presentation, using visual tools to aid in making their points. 3,4 50.00 Week 11
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Total Hours 3.00