A new multi-million dollar media centre is now available to Monash University’s School of Media, Film and Journalism students for semester 1, 2016. The state-of-the-art Monash Media Lab, based on Level 5 of Building B at Caulfield, is an integrated teaching and production/research set of facilities incorporating staff and student work spaces, including:
- Two laboratories/classrooms each with 24 student computer terminals, e-lecterns, interactive screens and optical-fibre cabling for synchronous and asynchronous blended teaching/learning activities.
- Two radio/sound production studios with an adjacent control-room/audio production and teaching suite.
- One open-plan newsroom which will become the centre of our students’ lives.
It will also include a broadcast TV and video production studio announcer/guest desk for six people, with mobile tripod mounted cameras, overhead lighting grid and full sound and vision cabling and graphics screen. It will feature:
- An adjacent control room/vision mixing production and teaching suite, and
- Construction of a new social space for students.
“We are entering a tremendously exciting era in the teaching of Journalism at Monash,” said the program’s head, Associate Professor Phil Chubb. “Our students already receive the best Journalism education in the country and now that will be significantly enhanced. They will love it.” A cinema has been installed especially for the use of Monash film and screen students. Follow the media centre’s developments on Facebook and Twitter.
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