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||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$886.35|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$3,766.35|
- 18 200-level MFCO or FIME points
- FIME 308
- Schedule C
- Arts and Music
- Course outline
- More information link
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- 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 will involve writing up case studies and field notes and a major research essay.
- Teaching Arrangements
- 13 weeks of lectures and tutorials.
- Course readings will be available on eReserve through Blackboard.
- 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.