52684 Digital Activism6cp
Requisite(s): 8 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ10050 Digital and Social Media Major OR 12 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ09479 48cp Digital and Social Media Major OR 12 credit points of completed study in spk(s): MAJ09487 48cp Digital and Social Media Major
In this subject, students learn about the theories informing digital activism strategies and engage with real world case studies focusing on digital campaigns in the global context. They explore how cultural specificities and digital technologies inform meanings and outcomes in digital activist campaigns and apply this knowledge through the analysis and design of their own digital campaign. Students present their knowledge through use of data analytics, written and visual outputs and engage with professional mentors, guest lecturers and peers to evaluate the role of digital technologies in shaping contemporary social movements.
Autumn session, City campus,
Spring session, City campus
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