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    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.

    About this paper

    Paper title Digital Culture
    Subject Media, Film and Communication
    EFTS 0.15
    Points 18 points
    Teaching period Not offered in 2024 (On campus)
    Domestic Tuition Fees ( NZD ) $981.75
    International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.
    18 200-level MFCO or FIME points
    FIME 308
    Schedule C
    Arts and Music
    Teaching staff

    Convenor and Lecturer: To be advised

    Paper Structure

    This paper will develop theoretical competencies and then deal with cases studied both within and outside the classroom.

    Assessment will involve writing up case studies and field notes and a major research essay.

    Teaching Arrangements

    Thirteen weeks of lectures and tutorials.

    Course readings will be available on eReserve through Blackboard.
    Course outline

    View a sample course outline for MFCO 317

    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.


    Not offered in 2024

    Teaching method
    This paper is taught On Campus
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