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Internet Transformations - ARIN2610

Year - 2018

The Internet is an infrastructure that supports constant industrial and social change, while also becoming progressively integrated into the routines of everyday life. Internet Transformations critically examines the online technologies, platforms and industries at the heart of these changes. It introduces key skills in analysis, evaluation and critique of these objects, situated in a historical context. It also interrogates the implications of emerging internetworked phenomena such as the internet of things, augmented reality and algorithmic cultures.

Classes
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week

Assessment
1x1000wd tutorial exerices (25%), 1x1500wd short essay (35%), 1x2000wd critical analysis and map (40%)

Pre-requisites

18 Junior credit points in any of 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 or 12 credit points at 1000 level in Digital Cultures

Prohibitions

ARIN2100

Details

Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

30 Jul 2018

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2018
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
Location
Camperdown
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