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MDIA 2302 - Researching Media
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 15/03/2021 Thu 25/03/2021 Fri 07/05/2021 Fri 11/06/2021


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
18584 LEC0 230 100 This class does not have any timetabled face-to-face sessions. Please check MyUni or contact your Course Coordinator for details.
Note: This lecture is pre-recorded and can be viewed any time after publication in MyUni. Please refer to MyUni for details once enrolled.
Related Class: Workshop
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
10311 WR07 30 FULL 9 Mar - 6 Apr Tuesday 11am - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 25 May Tuesday 11am - 1pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
10312 WR05 30 FULL 9 Mar - 6 Apr Tuesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 25 May Tuesday 1pm - 3pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
10313 WR04 30 13 10 Mar - 7 Apr Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Ligertwood, 231, Lecture Theatre
28 Apr - 26 May Wednesday 1pm - 3pm Ligertwood, 231, Lecture Theatre
10314 WR03 30 7 9 Mar - 6 Apr Tuesday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
27 Apr - 25 May Tuesday 3pm - 5pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
10930 WR02 30 FULL 5 Mar - 9 Apr Friday 12pm - 2pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room
30 Apr - 11 Jun Friday 12pm - 2pm Hughes, 111a, Teaching Room