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Social Protest in a Digital Age - OLET2144

This intensive four-week unit of online video lectures and face-to-face tutorials explores the operation of social protest in societies that are increasingly globalized and digitized. It considers cases of protest, state/police responses, and possibilities for resisting state surveillance and censorship via social media and citizen journalism.

1hr/week online participation, 4x1hr face-to-face tutorial.

1x 1000 words Long answer quiz (50%) 1x Tutorial participation (10%) 4x 500 words Discussion board participation (40%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Sociology and Social Policy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Intermediate
Credit points: 2.0
EFTSL: 0.042
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
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