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Area/Catalogue
COMM 3071

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163362

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

2018 timetable due for release in October.

Course aim

To examine the historical development of digital technologies and the impact of the digital on traditional media formats, popular culture, identity and the social.

Course content

This course expands student understanding of digital media by considering how the digital intersects with issues of space, locality, personal, cultural and public life. Mapping the historic development of digital media, students will examine how the digital has transformed traditional screen media formats and popular culture by giving rise to new forms of space, time, technology, aesthetics and story-telling. Drawing on interdisciplinary studies of the digital, students will examine how the digital mediates everyday life and the role of digital in negotiating contemporary issues in the social sphere.

Textbooks

Nil

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Continuous assessment 2700 words equivalent 60% N/A
Essay 1800 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Comm, International Studies & Languages

Degree this course is offered in