COURSE CODE: MMS 111

COURSE TITLE: Gender and Multimedia

UNITS: 3 units

PREREQUISITES: MMS 100

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Multimedia and the construction of gender through critical analyses and investigation.

COURSE GOAL:

The main goal of this course is to acquaint you with the philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of gender and multimedia. At the end of the course you should be able to:
  • examine the main processes of the construction of gender in multimedia
  • describe gender issues generated by multimedia applications and practices
  • develop critical thinking in constructing texts as contribution to the discourse of gender and multimedia

COURSE OUTLINE:

  • Unit I Theorizing Gender
  • Unit II Gender Issues in Multimedia
    • Representations of Men and Women in Cyberspace
    • Gender, Sex and Sexuality
    • Gender Gap
    • Gender Bias
    • Gender Stereotyping
    • Gender Related Violence
  • Unit III Gender and Multimedia: The Philippine Experience
    • Gender and Philippine Society
    • Women Studies and Gender Studies in the Philippines
    • Gender and Multimedia
    • Women Organizing and NGO’s
    • Mainstreaming Gender Through Local Government