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
Available to BA(Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm)/BLaws and BSc (Media and Comm) students only.
A timetable is not available for this session.
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