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CMS2020 Electronic Media: Histories, Industries, Users

Short Description: Electronic Media:Hist,Ind,User
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Humanities & Communication
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 100700 - Communication & Media Studies
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 21 October 2020

Other requisites

Students will require access to e-mail and have internet access to UConnect for this course.

Synopsis

This course surveys the development of electronic media from the earliest days of radio through to social media and platforms of today. The course highlights the connections between these media forms and explores the roles of innovators, regulators, industries, programming, audiences and users. This course will facilitate knowledge of the history of broadcasting, and the development of industries and economies around audiences and users. A variety of scholarly approaches to theorising electronic media will enhance students' ability to analyse and discuss media both historical and contemporary.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 Online
Date printed 21 October 2020