Units of Study

MECO3602 - Online Media

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona R. Martin


This unit examines how uses of the Internet, the Web and other online media and devices, such as mobile phones and iPads, are changing the media landscape. Students will become familiar with key theoretical and cultural issues in online media, and learn to critically analyse internetworked media productions and processes. They will also gain practical skills in writingand producing content for the web through team development of blogs and websites.


1x group produced web site (50%), 1x2-hr exam (30%) and 1x website proposal (20%)


Flew, Terry (2008) 'New Media: An Introduction'. 3rd Edition. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
Course reader available from the University Copy Centre


1x1hr lecture/week and 1x2-hr/week


12 Junior credit points of MECO units plus one of the following (WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025, ENGL1007)



Additional Information

Available to BA(Media and Comm) and BSc (Media and Comm) students only.

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