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By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to:
- Demonstrate an advanced knowledge of the continuities and the differences between traditional screen media and contemporary digital media formats.
- Critically analyse and be able to account for how digital technologies have altered both personal and public life.
- Understand and be able to apply advanced theoretical models and interpretive tools in researching digital mediascapes and cultures.
- New Media: History and Context
- Remix Culture
- Digital Festivals
- Digital Cinema
- Puzzle Narratives
- Political Narratives
- Digital Ethics
- Digital Horror
- Technological Futures
No eligibility requirements
No additional requirements
This course expands on your understanding of digital media by considering how the digital intersects with issues of space, locality, personal, culture, and public life. You'll learn how digital has transformed traditional screen media formats and popular culture. By mapping the historical development of digital media, you'll understand how new forms of space, time, technology, aesthetics, and storytelling have emerged. You'll examine how digital mediates everyday life and the role of digital in negotiating contemporary issues in the social sphere.
UniSA Online’s 10-week short courses give you the flexibility to upskill in a certain area, stay current with developments in your field, diversify your knowledge, or even explore a new direction in your career – without having to commit to the time and cost of a full university degree.
Delivered 100% online, you’ll be able to study where and when it suits you. Access online academic and student support seven days a week, fit study around work and life commitments, view learning resources 24/7, and log in to the interactive online environment anywhere, any time and on any device.
This is a third-year course from UniSA Online’s Digital Media degree. Please note: you are responsible for completing any relevant prerequisite courses before enrolling in this course.
- Continous Assessment - 2700 words (60%)
- Essay - 1800 words (40%)