MECM20003 Internet Communication
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2017:
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.Show/hide details
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Total 24 hours: 1x1-hour lecture and 1x1.5-hour tutorial, taught weekly |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
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CoordinatorDr Bjorn Nansen
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject introduces students to practical techniques underpinning effective communication for the internet. Students participate in lab-based workshops in researching, producing and evaluating various forms of digital communication, with the aim of realizing a specific online project during the semester. Lectures contextualize the practical workshops within contemporary media and communications studies research to provide a critical understanding of the social, economic and political issues associated with internet communication and digital culture. Topics covered include online collaboration, visual communication, impression management, peer economies, and digital labor.
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On successful completion of the subject, students should have:
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A subject reader will be available.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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|Generic Skills:|| |
At the completion of this subject, students should gain the following generic skills:
|Graduate Certificate in Arts - Media and Communications |
Graduate Diploma in Arts - Media and Communications
Media and Communications