units

ATS3108

Faculty of Arts

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Arts
Organisational UnitGerman Studies
OfferedClayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Axel Fliethmann

Notes

Previously coded GRN3295

Synopsis

Since the invention of the printing press in the 15th century, the reproduction of knowledge and social practice has become increasingly reliant and dependent on mass media. The general relation between culture, media and society on one hand and how it shows up in the design of media products will be the topic of this introductory unit. The unit will provide insights into advanced media theory and put historical media phenomena into perspective.

Assessment

Essay (2500 words, in English or German): 60%
Class paper (500-1000 words): 20%
Exam (1 hour): 20%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

33 contact hours over the semester.

This unit applies to the following area(s) of study

Prerequisites