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GEND305 Gender and the Media

 

Explores societies’ constructions of gender as formative of, and reproduced by, media, and how that process is subject to change. Considers the production, consumption and circulation of media in various forms.

This paper focuses on both analysis (theory) and application (practice) to connect gender studies and media studies with digital media production and public engagement. It offers an excellent opportunity to develop your knowledge and (a wide range of) skills for further study and future career.

This course is part of the Syllabus+ initiative.

Paper title Gender and the Media
Paper code GEND305
Subject Gender Studies
EFTS 0.15
Points 18 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $929.55
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
18 200-level GEND or SOCI points or 108 points
Restriction
GEND 205
Schedule C
Arts and Music
Eligibility
This paper is more suitable for students taking GEND or MFCO.
Contact

sgsc@otago.ac.nz

Teaching staff

Lecturer: Dr John Wei

Paper Structure

Section One: Gender & Media Platforms

Section Two: Gender & Media Cultures

Teaching Arrangements

Two lectures and one tutorial per week.

Textbooks

Textbooks are not required for this paper.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will demonstrate

  • Critical-thinking/learning through theoretical and empirical approaches
  • Creative-thinking/doing to connect theory with practice, and analysis with application
  • Media production skills and audience engagement using digital technologies
  • Teamwork skills and effective writing/storytelling using various types of media

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Timetable

Semester 2

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

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 12:00-12:50 28-34, 36-41

Tutorial

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
T1 Wednesday 15:00-15:50 30, 32, 34, 37, 39