This information is for the 2015 academic year. See information for MDIA 309 in 2016.
MDIA-309 – New Media: Theory and Practice
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for MDIA 301|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This course examines, applies and critiques theories for understanding contemporary media and technological developments and their deployment, incorporation and use. Students will critically examine platforms and formats such as social networks, mobile media and apps and user-generated media, and their role in a range of sociocultural issues including digital labour, digital democracy, media piracy, and social movements and activism. 100% internal assessment.
Readings will be made available electronically via Blackboard.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 2 2015
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||15478||13 Jul – 23 Aug 2015||Tue||1200 - 1350||77 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]||306||Michael Daubs*||7 Sep – 18 Oct 2015||Tue||1200 - 1350||77 Fairlie Tce [Kelburn]||306|
Course Outline Information
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