Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject is not offered in 2015.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1.5-hour lecture, a 1-hour tutorial and a 2.5-hour screening per week |
Total Time Commitment:
Total expected time commitment is 102-hours across the semester, including class time.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
|Non Allowed Subjects:|| |
CULS30001 The Digital Mediascape; 106-320 The Digital Mediascape
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject explores the impact that digital screen technologies have had in defining and mediating our interaction with the world around us. Film and television has, over the last century, become an integral part of our reality but, since the advent of the digital era, screen media have become even more integrated into the social sphere. This subject will focus on the impact that digital technology has had on traditional media such as television, film and music; it also explores the emergence of new screen technologies including video games, the internet, mobile phones and iPads.
On completion of the subject students should have:
An online blog equivalent to 1500 words 40% (due during semester), a written essay of 2500 words 60% (due in the examination period). This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 75% attendance and regular participation in tutorials. Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
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Readings will be available online via the LMS.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject should demonstrate:
Bachelor of Arts(Media and Communications) |
Screen and Cultural Studies |
Screen and Cultural Studies
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