Units of Study

MECO3602 - Online Media

Semester 2, 2012  |  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 writing and producing content for the web through team development of blogs and websites


1x group blog and online feature proposal (25%), 1x group-produced online feature (50%), 1x online essay (25%)


Flew, Terry (2008) 'New Media: An Introduction'. 3rd Edition. Melbourne: Oxford University Press.
It is also recommended that students purchase a reader from the Copy Centre


1x1-hr lecture/week, 1x2-hr tutorial/week


12 junior credit points from MECO units plus one of the following (MECO1002, WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025, ENGL1007)
Note: Students enrolling from 2010 should plan to take MECO1002 as per degree regulations



Additional Information

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

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