MAKING NETWORKED CULTURE

MSS1MNC

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to the landscape of media as it is being reshaped through the Internet. It presents you with the range of media that comprise networked culture.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects MST1AAC

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrated introductory level ability to research for and through media practices

Activities:
Research of topics related to lectures for presentation in class and through journal and/or blog to inform projects
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

02. Demonstrated introductory level ability to work collaboratively and individually on media projects

Activities:
Participate in small group projects to start to build Portfolio
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Writing (Writing)

03. Demonstrated introductory 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:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)

04. Demonstrated introductory level flexible and creative approaches to media practices

Activities:
Devise and carry out media exercises with reference to concepts from lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

05. Demonstrated introductory level knowledge of media genres, aesthetics, and their cultural contexts

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

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

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.

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,000-word equivalent participation in small group project25 01, 02, 04
1,000-word equivalent set up of Journal/blog25 02, 03, 05
One creative exercise 1,000 word equivalent25 01, 04, 05
One 1,000-word essay25 03, 05

Melbourne, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

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.

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,000-word equivalent participation in small group project25 01, 02, 04
1,000-word equivalent set up of Journal/blog25 02, 03, 05
One creative exercise 1,000 word equivalent25 01, 04, 05
One 1,000-word essay25 03, 05

Mildura, 2016, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

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.

Computer Laboratory Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours computer laboratory per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,000-word equivalent participation in small group project25 01, 02, 04
1,000-word equivalent set up of Journal/blog25 02, 03, 05
One creative exercise 1,000 word equivalent25 01, 04, 05
One 1,000-word essay25 03, 05