Units of Study

MECO3602 - Online Media

Semester 2, 2013  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jonathon Paul Hutchinson


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 professional issues in online and digital media, and learn to critically analyse online media production. They will also gain practical skills in writing and producing for the web through team development of blogs and online features.


1x1000wd group blog feature proposal (25%), 1x2000wd equivalent group online feature (50%), 1x1500wd online essay (25%)


MECO3602 Course Reader to be purchased from the University Copy Centre. Terry Flew (2008) New Media: an introduction. Third edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press


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


12 junior credit points from MECO units and 6 junior credit points from either MECO1002, WRIT1001, WRIT1002, ENGL1025 or ENGL1007. Note: Students enrolling from 2010 should plan to take MECO1002 as per degree regulations



Additional Information

available to BA(Media and Comm) and BA (Media and Comm)/BLaws students only.


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