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 Tue 15/03/2022 Thu 24/03/2022 Fri 06/05/2022 Fri 10/06/2022


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Lecture
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
19329 LEC0 230 80 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
10493 WR05 40 5 11 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 11am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 2060, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 11am - 1pm Barr Smith South, 2060, Teaching Room
10495 WR03 40 FULL 8 Mar - 5 Apr Tuesday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
26 Apr - 31 May Tuesday 12pm - 2pm MyUni, OL, Online Class
10496 WR01 25 4 11 Mar - 8 Apr Friday 1pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG15, Teaching Room
29 Apr - 3 Jun Friday 1pm - 3pm Lower Napier, LG15, Teaching Room
11149 WR06 30 4 9 Mar - 6 Apr Wednesday 11am - 1pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
27 Apr - 1 Jun Wednesday 11am - 1pm Napier, 205, Teaching Room
11150 WR02 30 2 10 Mar - 7 Apr Thursday 3pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 111, Teaching Room
28 Apr - 2 Jun Thursday 3pm - 5pm Ligertwood, 111, Teaching Room