I. Catalog Course Description
Explores the profound transition from life with mass media to life in networked media. Researches the meaning of media through anthropological, political and historical perspectives.
II: Course Objectives
Upon completion of this course, students should be able to:
- Understand the ways that various media industries have developed throughout history. This includes both the development of various industries as well as their place in everyday life.
- Critically analyze media artifacts by understanding the social, economic, cultural, and historical forces that mutually shape its form and content.
- Understand your own media consumption habits as well as broader media consumption trends.
- Gain a basic understanding of media effects theories, including their strengths and limitations.
III: Course Linkage
- have college-level skills in reading, writing, and oral communication appropriate to their degree and/or emphasis.
- have problem solving, creative, and critical thinking skills.
- have effective and efficient learning skills, including the location and evaluation of information.
- understand the importance of cultural traditions, diversity, and ethics in the modern world.
Scheduled JOUR-120 classes:
There are currently no JOUR-120 classes scheduled for this term.