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APG5398

Faculty of Arts

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Monash University Handbook 2011 Postgraduate - Unit

12 points, SCA Band 1, 0.250 EFTSL

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LevelPostgraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
OfferedCaulfield First semester 2011 (Day)

Notes

Previously coded COM5006

Synopsis

This unit introduces students to the changing relationships between the media, telecommunications and computing industries. It investigates the practices of electronic publishing and its impact on the communications industry. The unit profiles both traditional media such as the book, print and broadcasting in the light of new forms of content delivery such as the web, wireless and digital broadcasting. It also explores the challenges of developing and delivering high-quality, user-focused content in a digital environment, including social media.

Assessment

Research essay (4500 words): 50%
Two papers (2250 words each): 40%
Seminar presentation and participation: 10%

Chief examiner(s)

Dr Mark Poole

Contact hours

2 hours (1 x 2 hour seminar) per week

Prohibitions

APG5743