REMIX

MSS2REM

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the concepts and practices of remix as a way of recombining existing material to make something new. It focuses on the creative potential of remix from the points of view of both aesthetics and cultural engagements. Focusing particularly on the theory and practice of editing and montage, the subject builds on and develops to an intermediate level the knowledge and skills gained in Making Networked Culture, Exploring Media Arts, and Working with Words.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHugh Davies

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in ABM or ABMS or ABA or LWLME or LWLMS

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MST2RTM

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrated intermediate level knowledge of media genres, aesthetics, and their cultural contexts

Activities:
Reflective analysis in journal or blog in class, following discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

02. Demonstrated intermediate level ability to research for and through media practices

Activities:
Research of topics related to lectures for presentation in class and through pebblepad and to inform projects
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Demonstrated intermediate level flexible and creative approaches to media practices

Activities:
Devise and carry out media exercises using concepts from lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

04. Demonstrated intermediate level ability to work collaboratively and individually on media projects

Activities:
Participate in individual and small group projects to start to build Portfolio
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)

05. Demonstrated intermediate level awareness of the social and cultural conditions of creative work in chosen area of practice

Activities:
Reflective analysis in journal or blog
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHugh Davies

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word equiv analysis from lecture, case study, reading & in-class summative analysis20 01, 04, 05
One 1,000-word equiv individual/group exercise and in/outside class project30 02, 03
One 2,000-word equiv Portfolio and reflective Journal/blog40 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
One 500-word equiv workshop project process and practices and in-class reflective summative analysis10 01, 03, 04