52681 Understanding Digital Audiences6cp
Anti-requisite(s): 54060 Understanding Digital Audiences AND 58337 Engagement, Participation, Gamification
This subject guides students as they examine communication and cultural practices in the construction of audiences on digital platforms. Students are introduced to key media concepts used to research and understand digital audiences. They engage with and discuss key theories and concepts relating to digital audiences and gain knowledge of the history of audience studies. Students work individually and in groups to research and learn about the social, historical, cultural and economic aspects of digital sociality, and how digital and social media have impacted the ways we understand and work with audiences in a contemporary media landscape. They develop skills in essay writing, collaborative work, and group presentations, and present the results of their investigations through both group-based and independent research.
Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus
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