Course Title: Networked Media

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Networked Media

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2219

City Campus

Undergraduate

335H Applied Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Summer2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Summer2009,
Sem 2 2009

COMM2219

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Summer2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Summer2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Summer2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Summer2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Summer2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Summer2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Dr Seth Keen

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3017

Course Coordinator Email: seth.keen@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

Networked Media concentrates on authoring, publishing and distributing online media. It situates current developments in an historical context, to assist you to understand how online networks function.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

This is an elective, which will complement the learning outcomes you are developing in your program.


Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Examine & analyse the differences that networked digital environments have made to ways of authoring, publishing and distributing media.
  • Design and produce media content for online networked environments at a basic level.
  • Work collaboratively within networked digital environments.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities such as digital lectures, tutorials, group and class discussion, group activities and individual research.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

Extensive use of resources from the School of Media & Communication Technical Store, radio edit suites, video edit suites and the computer labs are required. Security swipe card access is required to access these spaces. The broader resources of the library and the AFI Research Collection will also be valuable for students in this course.

The University Library has extensive resources for Media students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/media.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include content production for networked communication platforms, reports and presentations.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: Assessment