This unit examines how uses of the Internet, the Web and other online media and devices, such as mobile phones and iPads, are changing the media landscape. Students will become familiar with key theoretical and professional issues in online and digital media, and learn to critically analyse online media production. They will also gain practical skills in writing and producing for the web through team development of blogs and online features.
1x1hr lecture/week, 1x2hr tutorial/week
1x1500wd Web site project proposal and blog (25%), 1x1500wd equivalent Web feature (40%), 1x1500wd Online Essay (25%), Tutorial participation (10%)
Available to BA (Media and Comm), BA (Media and Comm/BLaws) students only
MECO2601 and MECO3606Prohibitions