Units of Study
ARIN3620 - Researching Digital Cultures
Semester 2, 2013 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Cesar Alberto Albarran Torres
Phone: +61 2 9036 7043
How do people use new media technologies? To answer this question you need to know how to conduct research: a systematic investigation using carefully chosen and ethically sound methods. In this unit students prepare a research proposal to improve knowledge about the social implications of the latest developments in information technologies. They build their methodology by choosing a combination of methods: ethnography, interviews, surveys, online methods, discourse analysis, content analysis or case studies.
1x2000wd research blog (40%), 1x2500wd research proposal (45%), participation (15%)
ARIN3620 Course Reader.
Jensen, K. (2002) Handbook of Media and Communication Research. London and New York: Routledge
1x2-hr lecture/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week commencing week 2
18 senior credit points
Lecture for ARIN3620
|Class||Researching Digital Cultures|
|Session||Semester 2 2013|
|Location||Teachers College Seminar Room 436 A22|
The information displayed above is indicative only as online information is subject to change without notice. The Faculty Handbook and the University of Sydney Calendar are the official legal source of information relating to study at the University of Sydney