Work as part of a small team to deliver innovative web media content that encourages user participation. Strengthen your understanding of audiences and how they engage online. Predict future advances in the field of internet communications.
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
develop, produce and effectively present professional digital and social media projects
create digital portfolios which are industry-standard and embodying principles of discoverability, digital and social media concepts such as convergence and spreadability
appropriately apply principles of discoverability, spreadability, convergence and participation across multiple social media platforms and digital media formats to produce effective integrated web media
critically evaluate the social and ethical challenges and opportunities of producing digital and social media
discuss possible future developments in the industrial, creative and social contexts of digital and social media production
This subject was previously known as Web Development Project.
This is the final unit within the Digital and Social Media course and involves working to produce innovative online media content that both explores and embodies the qualities of discoverable, spreadable, streaming, converging and participatory media. You will primarily be engaged in pitching, planning and executing a small team project as well as building a professional industry standard online portfolio, including critical reflections on the challenges and opportunities of collaboratively producing digital and social media with each other and with potential others. You will also be required to critically situate and contextualise your learning in terms of the broader concepts and issues developed across all of your Digital and Social Media units, in particular, Web Media.
Further Information: The list of topics is indicative and subject to minor change prior to the start of each Study Period.
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