What role does digital media play in society and culture? How does it shape young people's experiences, values, and learning opportunities? This unit examines the ways in which the lives of children and young adults are shaped by digital culture. By examining this process in historical and contemporary contexts, students will gain insight into how identity is shaped by practices such as social networking, videogame playing, and digital authoring.
1x1-hr lecture/wk for 10 wks,2x2-hr media workshops, 7x2-hr tutorials, 6-hrs online learning, 2-3 hours event attendance
online posts (1500 word equivalent) (20%), 1500wd event reflection (30%), multimedia project (2500-3000 word equivalent) (50%)