University Course Planner The University of Adelaide Australia

MDIA 2221 - Digital Games, Cultures & Technologies

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: No
Pre-Requisite: At least 12 units of Level I undergraduate study including MDIA 1018
Assessment: Critical Reflective Journal 25%, Online quizzes 25%, Essay 40%, Active Participation 10%
Syllabus:

The digital games industry is the most economically powerful media industry in the world. In this course, students will contextualise their engagement with games – both as players and as producers – through the history and philosophy of digital games. This will include discussing key contemporary controversies and issues in gaming cultures and the games industry, as well as engaging with the political economy of games. Representation, narrativity, and subjectivity in games will be central touchpoints in this course.

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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 12/06/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11156 LE01 30 6 4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 10am - 11am Helen Mayo Sth, S118, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Wednesday 10am - 11am Helen Mayo Sth, S118, Computer Suite
Related Class: Tutorial
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
11157 TU01 30 6 4 Mar - 8 Apr Wednesday 11am - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S118, Computer Suite
29 Apr - 3 Jun Wednesday 11am - 1pm Helen Mayo Sth, S118, Computer Suite