Course Description

Course Name

Digital Culture

Session: VDNS3121

Hours & Credits

18 Credit Points

Prerequisites & Language Level

Taught In English

  • There is no language prerequisite for courses at this language level.

Overview

The development of new modes of communication, representation and social practices in the digital context. The paper approaches digital culture from historical, social, theoretical and aesthetic perspectives.

This course develops ideas and issues around digital culture, focusing on the social process of communication and how it is shaped by tools, institutions and practices.

Course Structure
This course will develop theoretical competencies and then deal with cases studied both within and outside the classroom.

Assessment:

Assessment will involve writing up case studies and field notes and a major research essay.

Learning Outcomes
Sophisticated understanding of the social, cultural, institutional, economic and technological factors shaping digital communication and social engagement.

Textbooks
Course readers will be made available online.

*Course content subject to change