Nouveaux Média dans le Monde Francophone (FRNC2675)

UNIT OF STUDY

With the world dominance of Facebook, is there a role for French-speaking social media? This unit examines the social media phenomenon in France and Francophonie: its cultural specificities and unique development, its place in youth and minority cultures, its impact on the French language and social and political interactions, as well as its problematic relationship with French legislation. Online communications and the 'practice' of one of the main French language social media will be an important part of the course.

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Classes

1x1-hr lecture/week (approximately a third delivered online), 1x1-hr tutorial/week

Assessment

700wd online interactions and commentaries (20%), 1x6 minute online presentation equiv to 800wds (15%), 1000wd research project (30%), 1x1000wd essay (35%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

FRNC1632 or FRNC2621 or FRNC2624 or (FRNC3606 and either FRNC2615 or FRNC2626)

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