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Digital Media Literacy (9022.4)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Arts and Communications

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    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140638) - View
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    Syllabus

    Digital media technologies are now an integral part of work for professional communicators and others in the creative industries. Digital literacies are not only important in these fields, but are part of the toolkit of citizenship. Digital Media Literacies will offer a hands-on introduction to the digital revolution. Students will learn about the impact of digital media on media industries and media work. They will understand how new media practices - in industry and everyday life - have shaped and been shaped by emerging technologies. They will also encounter and develop literacies in relation to a broad range of digital technologies and platforms, preparing them to become digitally-aware citizens and communications practitioners.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the place of digital media technologies in changes in professional practice in communication industries, as well as in practices of citizenship and everyday life;

    2. Demonstrate insight into changes in communication industries and professional practice related to changes in communication technologies;

    3. Demonstrate insight into digital communication practices in relation to work, leisure and citizenship; and

    4. Demonstrate practical literacies in the use of a number of web-based communications platforms.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week

    Prerequisites

    None

    Corequisites

    None

    Assumed Knowledge

    None

    Incompatible Units

    Restrictions: This unit is not open to students who have passed 8134 Understanding Media

    Equivalent Units

    8134 Understanding Media

    Referenced Courses



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