- Code DART8067
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Art and Design
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Digital Art
- Areas of interest Digital Arts, IT in New Media, Digital Humanities, Creative Arts
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2017
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This course introduces students to the historical underpinnings of current trends in new media arts. Through lectures, screenings, directed reading and excursions it will examine the history and theory of the digital arts and the role creative digital art works have played in the arts, the sciences and society at large. The course will allow students to reflect on their own creative practice and develop their research skills through researching, analysing and evaluating creative works in historical context, and in relation to their own creative work. By participating in weekly seminars, researching and in class presentation, writing a paper, and maintaining a research blog students will develop critical skills in relation to their own work and the work of others.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:Upon successful completion of this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Identify key aspects of historical and contemporary new media art.
- Analyse creative media works and the context in which these are displayed in relation to their own media practice.
- Demonstrate critical analysis in a reasoned, referenced, and clearly structured analysis in both written and audio-visual forms.
Indicative AssessmentParticipation (10%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
Seminar presentation and submission of powerpoint (30%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
Essay (60%) [Learning Outcomes 1-3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 36 hours of seminars; and b) 94 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Preliminary ReadingLister, Martin; Dovey, Jon; Giddings, Seth; Grant, Iain; Kelly, Kieran; New Media: A Critical Introduction, London and New York: Routledge, Second Edition, 2009
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|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|2036||20 Feb 2017||27 Feb 2017||31 Mar 2017||26 May 2017||In Person||N/A|