MDIA-206 – Media and Digital Cultures
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for MDIA 201|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This course introduces some of the key arguments and issues discussed in the rapidly developing field of new media studies. We examine how digital technologies (such as the Internet, digital music, video games) are transforming contemporary culture and every day life, and in turn, how cultural, economic, and political forces shape these technologies. 100% internal assessment.
Schirato, Tony, Angi Buettner, Thierry Jutel, and Geoff Stahl, Understanding Media Studies. Oxford University Press, 2010.
Available in closed reserve.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 2 2015
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||10434||13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015||Wed||1510 - 1700||77 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]||306||Angi Buettner*||7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015||Wed||1510 - 1700||77 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]||306|
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