School of English, Film, Theatre, and Media Studies

MDIA-309 – New Media: Theory and Practice

Points:20Prerequisites:As for MDIA 301
Faculty:Humanities & Soc ScCorequisites:None
School:English, Film, Theatre, MediaRestrictions:None

This course examines how new media transform contemporary culture and how cultural, economic, and political forces shape these new media technologies. We ask: what constitutes a network culture? What media practices are specific to such a culture? What theories and concepts aid our study of these social and technological changes? This course will be delivered in a 3-hour lecture/workshop format. There are no tutorials for this course. 100% internal assessment.

Tuition Fees

2014: domestic $818.00     international $3,650.00

Trimester 2, 2014

Set Texts

MDIA 309 Student Notes.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.

Recommended Reading

Jenkins, Henry, Sam Ford, Joshua Green, and Joshua Benjamin Green. Spreadable media: Creating value and meaning in a networked culture, NYU Press, 2012.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.

 

Trimester 2, 2015

Set Texts

MDIA 309 Student Notes.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.

Trimester 2 2014

* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.

CRNFrom/ToDaysTimeBuilding [Campus]RoomInstructor
15478 14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014Tue1100 - 135077 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]306Michael Daubs
8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014Tue1100 - 135077 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]306

Course Outline Information

For FHSS and NZSM course outlines (current and previous years), please refer to the Course Outlines page on the FHSS website.