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CMM2202 Culture and the Internet
Credit Points: 15
This unit conceptualises communications, community and culture as patterns of interaction and exchange in an Internet mediated environment. It considers social networking, fanfiction, online gaming and other key manifestations of Internet culture. It addresses questions of power and neutrality, gender and ethnicity, equity and access, both locally and globally in relation to technology. Students will develop the skills to evaluate narratives surrounding technological advance, policy and regulation; and the Internet mediated production of culture in industrialised societies.

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This Unit is part of the following Courses / Unit Sets
MAAAELMass Communication Major
MAAAGKMass Communications Major
MIAADXMedia and Cultural Studies Minor
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Last Updated - Higher Education: 12/07/2011 VET: 12/07/2011