Introduces students to the ways in which media industries, production processes and ways of communicating interact internationally. Students study global events and confrontations, news and foreign correspondents, sports and press freedom in various media and regions of the world.
Global media industries
- International news services
- Global media events
- Television: global and local
- Film industries: national and transnational
- Online media: supranational?
Concepts and case studies
- Conflict and media/tion
- Censorship and press freedom
- Development communication
- Mediated nationalism: local or glocal?
- Media globalisation and culture
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe and interpret the relationships between media and the economic, social, political and cultural transformations taking place around the world||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||identify the operations of the major global media networks in particular political, economic and cultural contexts||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||apply key concepts related to the globalisation of media industries and cultures to specific media texts||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify and interpret dominant cultural codes operating in the global context||Cultural competence|
|5||describe and discuss the key concepts of globalisation, development communication, censorship, conflict media and nationalism||Communication and social skills|
|6||utilise research skills of media monitoring, library and online searches and literature analysis.||Communication and social skills|
- No prescribed texts.
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hours (12 weeks)|
|Exam: open book||40%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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