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FITV12-242: Sports Broadcasting May 2019 [Standard]

General information

This subject immerses students into the television production disciplines of Sports Production and live Outside Broadcasting. The format and production of sports and live productions has been transformed by the development of real time, augmented reality graphics technology. The rapid adoption of VizRT technology has created a demand for qualified motion graphic designers and operators, cross-discipline journalists, broadcast operators, and technical crew. Through immersive hands-on practical work, and specialised training, students will gain in depth knowledge of outside broadcast production, virtual reality and real time 3D graphics. Students will work together as large production crews to produce sports and events broadcasts streamed live to the Bond community and on occasion around the world.


Academic unit:Faculty of Society & Design: Film and Television
Subject code:FITV12-242
Subject title:Television 2 - Sport and Live Production
Subject level:Undergraduate
Semester/Year:May 2019
Credit points:10

Delivery & attendance

Delivery mode:


Workload items:
  • Practical: x7 (Total hours: 28) - Practical 1 (Weeks 1,2,3,4,6,9,11)
  • Practical: x5 (Total hours: 35) - Practical 2 (Weeks 5,7,8,10,12)
  • Personal Study Hours: x12 (Total hours: 57) - Recommended Study Hours
Attendance and learning activities: Attendance to all outside broadcasts is compulsory.


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Enrolment requirements

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  • Study Abroad Students

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Program Learning Outcomes (PLOs)

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Subject Learning Outcomes (SLOs)

On successful completion of this subject the learner will be able to:
  1. Critically assess and produce real-time 3D broadcast graphics using the VizRT system including Viz Artist, Virtual Studio and integrated technologies.
  2. Work collaboratively in creative teams, demonstrating advanced problem solving, negotiating and influencing necessary to produce sports and live productions.
  3. Effectively perform a number of crew roles and responsibilities to a high level that enables them to undertake outside broadcast productions using industry expected protocols and processes.
  4. Reflect upon and analyse creative, structural, aesthetic and contextual aspects of their own work.
  5. Operate specialised technology and be competent troubleshooting the range of issues that arise in undertaking an outside broadcast.


Assessment details

TypeTask%Timing*Outcomes assessed
*Major Production Production of Major Sporting Outside Broadcasts 45% Progressive 2, 3, 5.
*Showcase Portfolio Viz Artist Sports Graphics Portfolio 35% Week 12 1.
Journal Reflective journal that analyses the student's participation, involvement and learning of the creative, structural, aesthetic and contextual aspects all the outside sporting broadcasts undertaken during the semester 20% Week 13 4.
  • * Assessment timing is indicative of the week that the assessment is due or begins (where conducted over multiple weeks), and is based on the standard University academic calendar
  • C = Students must reach a level of competency to successfully complete this assessment.

Assessment criteria

High Distinction 85-100 Outstanding or exemplary performance in the following areas: interpretative ability; intellectual initiative in response to questions; mastery of the skills required by the subject, general levels of knowledge and analytic ability or clear thinking.
Distinction 75-84 Usually awarded to students whose performance goes well beyond the minimum requirements set for tasks required in assessment, and who perform well in most of the above areas.
Credit 65-74 Usually awarded to students whose performance is considered to go beyond the minimum requirements for work set for assessment. Assessable work is typically characterised by a strong performance in some of the capacities listed above.
Pass 50-64 Usually awarded to students whose performance meets the requirements set for work provided for assessment.
Fail 0-49 Usually awarded to students whose performance is not considered to meet the minimum requirements set for particular tasks. The fail grade may be a result of insufficient preparation, of inattention to assignment guidelines or lack of academic ability. A frequent cause of failure is lack of attention to subject or assignment guidelines.

Quality assurance

For the purposes of quality assurance, Bond University conducts an evaluation process to measure and document student assessment as evidence of the extent to which program and subject learning outcomes are achieved. Some examples of student work will be retained for potential research and quality auditing purposes only. Any student work used will be treated confidentially and no student grades will be affected.

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Submission procedures

Students must check the [email protected] subject site for detailed assessment information and submission procedures.

Policy on late submission and extensions

A late penalty will be applied to all overdue assessment tasks unless an extension is granted by the subject coordinator. The standard penalty will be 10% of marks awarded to that assessment per day late with no assessment to be accepted seven days after the due date. Where a student is granted an extension, the penalty of 10% per day late starts from the new due date.

Policy on plagiarism

University’s Academic Integrity Policy defines plagiarism as the act of misrepresenting as one’s own original work: another’s ideas, interpretations, words, or creative works; and/or one’s own previous ideas, interpretations, words, or creative work without acknowledging that it was used previously (i.e., self-plagiarism). The University considers the act of plagiarising to be a breach of the Student Conduct Code and, therefore, subject to the Discipline Regulations which provide for a range of penalties including the reduction of marks or grades, fines and suspension from the University.

Bond University utilises Originality Reporting software to inform academic integrity.

Feedback on assessment

Feedback on assessment will be provided to students within two weeks of the assessment submission due date, as per the Assessment Policy.

Disability support

If you have a disability, illness, injury or health condition that impacts your capacity to complete studies, exams or assessment tasks, it is important you let us know your special requirements, early in the semester. Students will need to make an application for support and submit it with recent, comprehensive documentation at an appointment with a Disability Officer. Students with a disability are encouraged to contact the Disability Office at the earliest possible time, to meet staff and learn about the services available to meet your specific needs. Please note that late notification or failure to disclose your disability can be to your disadvantage as the University cannot guarantee support under such circumstances.

Additional subject information

Group work is a central element of this subject.

Subject curriculum

Approved on: Feb 22, 2019. Edition: 5.0
Last updated: Dec 6, 2019.