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Unit of Study COM00447 - The Rebirth of Frankenstein: Media and New Technologies Studies (2017)

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  • Pre-requisites

      72 credit points in any SCU units

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Examine the relationship between a variety of traditional and new media forms, and demonstrate understanding of the impact of new technologies upon culture, bodies and lived experience
2 Critically discuss the relationships between new communication technologies, cultural transformations and psycho-social as well as politico-economic processes.
3 Critically and practically engage with new media technologies in the production of an electronic project.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. Examine the relationship between a variety of traditional and new media forms, and demonstrate understanding of the impact of new technologies upon culture, bodies and lived experience
    • GA1:
    • GA7:
  2. Critically discuss the relationships between new communication technologies, cultural transformations and psycho-social as well as politico-economic processes.
    • GA1:
    • GA7:
  3. Critically and practically engage with new media technologies in the production of an electronic project.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.