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COMN12-302: Digital Media and Society

Description

This subject examines changes to the global media environment in order to ready future knowledge workers for the rapidly changing professional employment market. Among the most profound of the changes in communications in recent years are global communication networks, digitalisation, mobile content creation and delivery, human-machine interaction, virtualisation, artificial intelligence, big data and democratisation of video, sound and text. These global media trends are examined in their social context drawing on interdisciplinary studies that include humanities, arts, social sciences and business.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeCOMN12-302
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2019 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247
  • Commencing in 2019: $4,290

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate knowledge of the key concepts and theories used to debate the merits of emerging media.
2. Demonstrate ability to debate in written and oral work the opposing perspectives commonly held about the value of emerging media for the health of our society.
3. Demonstrate ability to create on-line publications including a podcast and a blog.
4. Demonstrate ability to complete work suitable for public dissemination by creating professional content according to deadlines.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start14/01/2019
Cancellation 1?28/01/2019
Cancellation 2?04/02/2019
Last enrolment27/01/2019
Last withdrawal?08/02/2019
Teaching census?08/02/2019