Media industries, companies and organisations have access to more data than ever before. Increasingly, we hear that production is data-driven; formulated for and by algorithms. But what does it truly mean to create and consume content in the era of 'big data'? This unit interrogates the dominant discourse surrounding digital and mobile media, from the evangelism around rapid technological change, to the corporatisation of information, to informal and formal networks of resistance.
|Unit name||Digital Networks and Mobile Media|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
|Discipline||Journalism, Media and Communications|
Dr Kathleen Williams
Dr Kathleen Williams
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,207.00||100799|
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For Bachelor of Media and Bachelor of Media with Honours students: 4 HEJ level 100 units
For students outside the Bachelor of Media: 2 HEJ level 100 units
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
HEJ252 Digital Networks and Mobile Media
1 x 60 minute weekly lecture
1 x 90 minute weekly seminar
Workshop activity – 1000 words equivalent (20%); App pitch – 1500 words or equivalent (20%); Major project – 3000 words or equivalent (60%)
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