This unit introduces students to new and emerging technologies relevant to the recording, production, distribution, marketing and exploitation of music through digital media. The unit also explores music cultures of the online environment.
- Introduction to specific digital audio technology
- Overview of the history of the Internet
- Current trends in social media and the music industry
- Digital piracy and digital models of music distribution
- Online marketing principles
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||demonstrate an understanding of online music cultures and media technologies relevant to the online music industry||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||demonstrate an understanding of emerging technologies relevant to the recording, production, marketing and distribution of music online||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|3||create an individual weblog for the purposes of showcasing and sharing musical products||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|4||share digital multimedia content in online music cultures and social media forums.||Ethical practice||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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