SAC 376 - Digital Media Theory
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Screen Arts and Cultures (SAC)
Department: LSA Screen Arts & Cultures
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
ULWR, HU
Waitlist Capacity:
unlimited
Consent:
With permission of instructor.
Lab Fee:
35.00
Advisory Prerequisites:
SAC 236.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

All aspects of 21st century culture are influenced by or can be understood in relation to the now-ubiquitous components of “new media” like computers, networks, and “smart” technologies. In this course we will isolate, critique, and expand our understanding of specific aspects of contemporary digital culture, from high tech and corporate computing to D.I.Y. “home brewed” computing. We will also investigate how “digital culture” is part of other media forms like film and television in both their production and reception. By learning the philosophical and historical arguments that anticipate and participate in what is commonly called “new media” culture we will increase our understanding of time-based and moving image media (i.e., movies, television, video, art, music, etc.). As we proceed we will find that theories and representations of emergent technologies are often crucial to how those forms are created, used and received.

SAC 376 - Digital Media Theory
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
P
33233
Open
3
 
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TuTh 1:00PM - 2:30PM
002 (LAB)
 
33235
Open
3
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 6:00PM
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ISBN: 0262232278
The new media reader, Author: ed. by Noah Wardrip-Fruin and Nick Montfort., Publisher: MIT Press 2003
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