Web Transformations (ARIN2610)


The Internet is a medium undergoing constant change, while also becoming progressively integrated into everyday life. Web Transformations critically examines recent changes in the technology, language, design and social networking on the internet. It introduces key skills in evaluation, strategy, interaction design and writing for the web within a historical context. Beyond the web, it evaluates the implications of emerging applications such as mobile technologies, internet of things and social media.

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1hr lecture/week, 2hr tutorial/week


1x1500wd equivalent Workshops and tutorial exercises (20%), 1x1500wd Report to government/industry (40%), 1x1500wd Digital Media Strategy (40%)

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18 Junior credit points from (Anthropology, Art History, Computer Science, Design Computing, English, Gender and Culture Studies, History, Information Systems, Information Technology, Linguistics, Media and Communication, Philosophy, Psychology or Sociology)



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