University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 2302 - Researching Media

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study, including 3 units of MDIA Level I courses
Incompatible: MDIA 2204
Assessment: Participation (10%), online tests (20%), individual research paper (40%), group assignment (30%)
Syllabus:

Research is central to all media activity, whether carried out in commercial, public or academic contexts. This course aims to bring together the theoretical and practical elements of research in the media. Students will be exposed to various research methodologies, both quantitative and qualitative, as they affect the changing media landscape and its evaluation. Students will be exposed to different theoretical paradigms of media research, analysis of competing frameworks for defining the media as object of study, and to debate on issues such as research ethics, intellectual property, effective communication of research findings and cultural sensitivity, among others.

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Units
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Amount
3
0.125
          
  


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Semester 1 Mon 16/03/2020 Thu 26/03/2020 Fri 08/05/2020 Fri 12/06/2020


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10556 LE01 210 63 4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
29 Apr - 3 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 3pm Horace Lamb, 1022, Horace Lamb Lecture Theatre
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10557 WR07 30 14 13 Mar - 10 Apr Friday 4pm - 6pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
1 May - 29 May Friday 4pm - 6pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
10558 WR05 30 FULL 12 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 4pm - 6pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 28 May Thursday 4pm - 6pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
10559 WR04 30 1 12 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 28 May Thursday 2pm - 4pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
10560 WR03 30 FULL 12 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 11am - 1pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 28 May Thursday 11am - 1pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
10561 WR01 30 18 12 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 9am - 11am Napier, 205, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 28 May Thursday 9am - 11am Napier, 205, Teaching Room
11167 WR06 30 FULL 6 Mar - 10 Apr Friday 1pm - 3pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room
1 May - 12 Jun Friday 1pm - 3pm Nexus10, 102, Teaching Room