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124263 KO Critical Media Analysis (2014S)

You like this' (?) Thinking about New Media & English Studies

6.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 12 - Anglistik
Continuous assessment of course work

Registration/Deregistration

Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).

Details

max. 30 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Wednesday 19.03. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 26.03. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 02.04. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 09.04. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 30.04. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 07.05. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 14.05. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 21.05. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 28.05. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 04.06. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 11.06. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 18.06. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21
Wednesday 25.06. 12:00 - 14:00 Helene-Richter-Saal UniCampus Hof 8 3G-EG-21

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

How does "New Media" change ideas of education and related skills? What does it mean for production of knowledge, identities, and culture? How does social networking, blogging, YouTube, Wikipedia, Twitter etc. (usually referred to web 2.0) change the practice and content of studying English & American Studies? Does and should it affect academic practice and teaching at all?
In this course, students will critically explore the affordances of web 2.0 and relate it to their study context to enhance critical media literacy, reflect on their own academic practice and English Studies in general.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation and performance in class, offline & online homework activities, final portfolio

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

This course serves as workshop to develop a critical understanding of the notions "New Media", "critical media literacy" and "digital literacy" in the context of education and English Studies.

Examination topics

Students will approach the topic from various theoretical perspectives. Class readings, in-class tasks and discussions, offline & online homework activities.
A class blog will be set up where students will post class related ideas and findings on a regular basis. -> Regular Internet access is obligatory.

Reading list

A reader will be made available

Association in the course directory

Studium: UF 344, BA 612
Code/Modul: UF 4.2.5-426, BA07.3
Lehrinhalt: 12-4260

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