Global Media and Communication Design
Table developments across the world that have impacted the media and communications landscape. Catalogue technological, social and economic changes. Address an increasingly convergent global industry.
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In this degree you will develop the following program capabilities:
- Critically analyse and respond to social, technological, historical and economic changes affecting the media and communications industry
- Consider practice in the context of relevant theoretical and analytical frameworks
- Develop your leadership knowledge and communication skills for contemporary and emerging practice
- Reflect on trends related to professional identity, inter-disciplinarity and convergence, and propose new professional practice / consulting opportunities.
At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- Appraise and critique theoretical and ethical positions in relation to contemporary media and communication
- Analyse industry innovation in solving problems related to the changing global context of media and communication, including cross-cultural issues
- Critically evaluate the influence of the changing global context on professional practices, including leadership and teamwork in networked industry settings.
- Week 1: Perspectives: An introduction to globalisation theory
- Week 2: Globalisation and the Mediasphere
- Week 3: Technology and the Network Society
- Week 4: The Internet and I
- Week 5: Doing Media Work
- Week 6: Research methods
- Week 7: The value of content
- Week 8: The news industry
- Week 9: Globalisation, advertising and culture
- Week 10: The shape of new media empires
- Week 11: Globalisation, the media and violence
- Week 12: New media and democracy
- Weeks 13: Review
- Weeks 14: Review
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
This subject is for Master of Communication Design students only. If you want to take this subject as an elective you must meet pre-requisite requirements and contact RMIT email@example.com for approval.
No special requirements
- Present of research framewk (30%)
- Final submission (45%)
- Research Proposal + lit review (25%)