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|
|Subject||Media, Film and Communication|
|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.|
- 18 200-level MFCO or FIME points
- FIME 308
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
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- Teaching staff
Convenor and Lecturer: TBA
- 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
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Communication, Critical thinking, Research.
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- 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.