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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3079

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
164843

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Creative Industries

Course aim

To advance student understanding about the impact of the digital on traditional media formats, popular culture, identity and society.

Course content

Mapping the historic development of digital media, students will examine how the digital has transformed traditional screen media formats through new forms of space, time, aesthetics and story-telling. Drawing on interdisciplinary studies of the digital and work in the digital humanities, students will examine how the digital mediates everyday life and how the digital intersects with broader issues of space, locality, identity, popular culture, the public and the private.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Lecture 1 hr x 10 weeks
Lecture (online) 1 hour x 2 weeks
Tutorial 2 hrs x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Online 3 hrs x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, MAGILL
Minor essay 1350 words equivalent 30% N/A
Proposal and Annotated Bibliography 900 words equivalent 20% N/A
Major Essay or Production 2250 words equivalent 50% N/A
EXTERNAL, MAGILL, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Research assignment 1800 words equivalent 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Creative Industries

Degrees this course is offered in

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