Units of Study

MECO3602 - Online Media

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Fiona R. Martin

Description

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.

Assessments

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

Textbooks

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

Classes

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

Prerequisites

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

Prohibitions

MECO3002

Additional Information

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

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