Journalism capstone units: Capstone units for journalism programmes to facilitate the demonstration of graduate capabilities

April 24, 2020

Background to the Fellowship

This 18-month Department of Education and Training (DET) Fellowship, spanning from July 2015 through to January 2017, set out to provide, for the first time, a series of agreed principles, models and skills to guide journalism educators in the design and implementation of final-year journalism capstone units which effectively demonstrate and measure required graduate capabilities.

About the Project Leader

Dr Trevor Cullen (PhD) is Professor of Journalism at Edith Cowan University in Perth, Western Australia. Trevor is recognised as a national and international leader in the field of HIV/health Journalism and Journalism education. He has received several University and national teaching and research awards. These include two Australian Government awards – A National Teaching and Learning Fellowship (NTF) and the Australian Award for University Teaching. (AAUT).

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