Due to the circumstances around COVID-19, you will begin your semester 2 studies online in 2021. However, when Government guidelines change, on-campus studies will be reintroduced.
The connection between technology and culture has never been greater. Screen, digital media, and networking platforms are changing the practices and forms of expression that represent and reflect culture and society.
By investigating the production, use and circulation of various media, this unit examines the cultural and social implications for creative expression, communication and representation.
|Unit name||Media Cultures and Society|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Donald Reid|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
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- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Explain key concepts and debates in media and cultural studies
- Describe the impact of media practices, industries and texts on culture and society
- Analyse how media informs and contributes to the formation of identity for individuals and groups in various cultural contexts
- Design a research project to investigate the role of participatory media practices in the formation and communication of identity in various social contexts
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|Assessment||Presentation (30%)|Case Study (30%)|Essay (40%)|
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|Required||Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.||Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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