Innovation Cultures: Perspectives on Science and Technology
Find out how media is influenced by science and technology. Return to the era of the printing press, then fast-forward to today’s screen-based technologies. Get critical with key theoretical concepts to explore shifts in science, technology and culture.
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- 02 Mar 2020
- 01 Jun 2020
- 30 Nov 2020
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Student who successfully complete of this subject will be able to:
- Examine and identify the role of today’s media and media industries from a socio-historical perspective
- Construct and justify logical arguments about the relationship between science, technology and culture
- Critique received views through the application of key theoretical concepts
- Apply the critical distance and historical perspective necessary to anticipate future shifts in Science, Technology and Culture.
- Theoretical Frameworks of Understanding Science and Techonology
- Influence of the Printing Press
- Mobile Media
- Broadcast and Convergence
- Participatory Culture
- Technology and evolution
- Discussion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online Quizzes/Tests
- Online assignment submission
- Web links
- Welcome letter
- Printable format materials
You cannot enrol in this subject if you have successfully completed any of the following subject(s) because they are considered academically equivalent:
No special requirements
This subject is part of the Science Pathway.
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Please note: assessment values are indicative only, details will be advised at the start of the subject.
- Innovation Poster Individual (20%)
- Assignment Individual (40%)
- Major Essay Individual (40%)
Textbooks are not required.
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