This topic explores concepts and applications in digital media and media convergence. Technical, theoretical and cultural developments relevant to the convergence of media and the emergence of new media will be examined. Areas of study may include interactivity, digital formats, business practice, and social dimensions of digital media.
This topic aims to give students the opportunity to:
understand technical, social and cultural contexts for new media developments
acquire a working vocabulary relevant to understanding and expressing ideas about digital media
become familiar with a range of digital media practices
practise and improve critical reading skills and related scholarly writing skills
Expected learning outcomes
On completion of this topic students will be able to:
demonstrate a working understanding of vocabulary and concepts relevant to digital media theory and practices
demonstrate the ability to read critically and distinguish claim from evidence
demonstrate familiarity with form and techniques of scholarly writing, including arguing a claim with evidence
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2020 are no longer published.
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