Youth and Digital Culture (EDGU1002)

UNIT OF STUDY

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.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2-hr lecture/wk for 10 wks,2x2-hr media workshops, 7x2-hr tutorials, 7-hrs online learning

Assessment

online/blog posts (25%), 1250wd event reflection (25%), multimedia project (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.