Philosophies of Communication, Technologies and Change PG (9434.2)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Communication and Media|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2017 Semester 2 MS Catherine PAGE JEFFERY (Ph: +61 2 62068725 ) ONLINE
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This unit explores the contemporary philosophies behind communication practices and technologies and their role in the social, economic and political worlds in which we live. It critiques the relationships between technological change and our social, cultural, political and economic practices and institutions.
On completion of this unit, students will be able to
1. demonstrate a critical understanding of key contemporary philosophical approaches to communication, technology and change;
2. demonstrate an understanding of the global, spatial, temporal, social and cultural context of change;
3. demonstrate a critical understanding of the varying perspectives of stakeholders in communication technology assemblages;
4. identify complex issues, synthesise and develop high-level, independent responses and communicate these to diverse audiences.
3 hours per week.
3 credit points towards Graduate Certificate in Social Media and Public Engagement.
Broad knowledge developed through Bachelor degree or equivalent.