COURSE CODE: MMS 112

COURSE TITLE: Multimedia and Society

UNITS: 3 units

PREREQUISITES: MS 100

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

Political, cultural and social practices and processes in multimedia

COURSE GOAL:

At the end of the course, the student should:
  • understand political discourse in multimedia;
  • appreciate philosophical and theoretical underpinnings of multimedia and their social implications.
  • be able to discuss concepts and issues in multimedia as a mass medium

COURSE OUTLINE:
  • Unit I ‐ Political, Cultural and Social Discourse Frameworks
    • Module 1 Ideological Studies
    • Module 2 Postcolonial Studies
    • Module 3 Semiotics
    • Module 4 Political Economy
    • Module 5 Discourse Analysis
    • Module 6 Social construction of Reality
    • Module 7 Hypertext and the Second Orality
  • Unit II ‐ E‐concepts in multimedia
    • Module 8 e‐governance
    • Module 9 e‐learning
    • Module 10 e‐commerce
    • Module 11 e‐security
    • Module 12 e‐life
  • Unit III ‐ Current Issues in Multimedia
    • Module 13 Robotics and Automation
    • Module 14 Redefining Socialization in the Digital Era
    • Module 15 Privacy and Anonymity
    • Module 16 Pornography and Censorship