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MDIA 1007 - Digital Platforms

Career: Undergraduate
Units: 3
Term: Semester 1
Campus: North Terrace
Contact: Up to 3 hours per week
Restriction: Available to BMedia, BCtveArts, BMus and DipMus students only
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: Yes
Available for Non-Award Study: No
Assessment: 500 word skills assignment (15%), 1500 word theory assignment (25%), 2000 word e-activities (50%), participation (10%)
Syllabus:

In recent decades, much of the world has witnessed a transformation from manufacturing to knowledge-based service economies. There is growing awareness of the economic benefits that innovative user-oriented services can bring to nations and organisations. The United States is home to the leading multinational companies in this arena, such as Apple and Google. The latter's Google Search, Google Maps and YouTube are illustrative of how intrinsic to our daily lives innovative media services have become. The service sector in China, which is still in the midst of such a transformation, is increasing in economic importance. Tencent's WeChat, a digital application of this Chinese premier Internet service portal, supports location-based social plug-ins, allowing users to befriend and chat with nearby strangers using the service through a simple shake of their smartphones. These companies' service systems did not exist in the pre-digital era. User experience innovations, in particular, are fundamentally changing the way in which product and service systems are designed and operated. This course introduces you to the emerging trends related to information, engagement and entertainment of user experience design, and teaches the basic practical capacities required to visualise the flow of a user-oriented service innovation. Through small group discovery, you learn to apply principles to practice and to become more creative and effective communicators in response to the rise of a media-driven, technology-oriented economy worldwide.

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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
10543 LE01 300 98 6 Mar - 10 Apr Friday 10am - 11am Barr Smith South, 3029, Flentje Lecture Theatre
1 May - 12 Jun Friday 10am - 11am Barr Smith South, 3029, Flentje Lecture Theatre
19042 LEC0 60 31 No details available
Note: This is an online lecture
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10489 WR11 30 6 5 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 9am - 11am Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
30 Apr - 11 Jun Thursday 9am - 11am Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
10544 WR09 30 6 3 Mar - 7 Apr Tuesday 9am - 11am Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
28 Apr - 9 Jun Tuesday 9am - 11am Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
10545 WR08 30 2 5 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
30 Apr - 11 Jun Thursday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
10546 WR07 34 5 3 Mar - 7 Apr Tuesday 12pm - 2pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
28 Apr - 9 Jun Tuesday 12pm - 2pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
10548 WR05 30 5 4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 9am - 11am Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 10 Jun Wednesday 9am - 11am Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
10549 WR04 34 13 3 Mar - 7 Apr Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
28 Apr - 9 Jun Tuesday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 407, Keyboard Suite
10550 WR03 30 3 5 Mar - 9 Apr Thursday 11am - 1pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
30 Apr - 11 Jun Thursday 11am - 1pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
10552 WR01 30 5 4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 10 Jun Wednesday 2pm - 4pm Schulz, 408, Computer Suite
19045 WR0 60 32 No details available
Note: Enrolment in this workshop is restricted to only those students who have been affected by the Australian Government's travel restrictions - made in response to the Covid-19 coronavirus - and as a result cannot physically be present on campus due to circumstances outside of their control. If you have not been affected by these travel restrictions, you must enrol in an on-campus workshop. Please note that enrolment in this workshop will be monitored to ensure that only students affected by the travel restrictions are enrolled.