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MFCO317 Digital Culture

The development of new modes of communication, representation and social practices in the digital context. The paper approaches digital culture from historical, social, theoretical and aesthetic perspectives.

This paper develops ideas and issues around digital culture, focusing on the social process of communication and how it is shaped by tools, institutions and practices.

Paper title Digital Culture
Paper code MFCO317
Subject Media, Film and Communication
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $851.85
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $3,585.00

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Prerequisite
18 200-level MFCO or FIME points
Restriction
FIME 308
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
mfco@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor and Lecturer:Dr Anne Begg
Paper Structure
This paper will develop theoretical competencies and then deal with cases studied both within and outside the classroom.

Assessment:
Assessment will involve writing up case studies and field notes and a major research essay.
Teaching Arrangements
13 weeks of lectures and tutorials
Textbooks
Course readers will be made available online.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop a sophisticated understanding of the social, cultural, institutional, economic and technological factors shaping digital communication and social engagement.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Monday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Monday 12:00-12:50 30-34, 36-40
T2 Monday 14:00-14:50 30-34, 36-40

The development of new modes of communication, representation and social practices in the digital context. The paper approaches digital culture from historical, social, theoretical and aesthetic perspectives.

This paper develops ideas and issues around digital culture, focusing on the social process of communication and how it is shaped by tools, institutions and practices.

Paper title Digital Culture
Paper code MFCO317
Subject Media, Film and Communication
EFTS 0.1500
Points 18 points
Teaching period Second Semester
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
18 200-level MFCO or FIME points
Restriction
FIME 308
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Contact
mfco@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Convenor and Lecturer: Dr Anne Begg
Paper Structure
This paper will develop theoretical competencies and then deal with cases studied both within and outside the classroom.

Assessment:
Assessment will involve writing up case studies and field notes and a major research essay.
Teaching Arrangements
13 weeks of lectures and tutorials.
Textbooks
Course readings will be available on eReserve through Blackboard.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Communication, Critical thinking, Research.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete the paper will develop a sophisticated understanding of the social, cultural, institutional, economic and technological factors shaping digital communication and social engagement.

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Timetable

Second Semester

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 15:00-15:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend one stream from
T1 Wednesday 13:00-13:50 29-34, 36-40
T2 Wednesday 14:00-14:50 29-34, 36-40