Courses Offered in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies
This course examines how relations between humans and technology create different kinds of cultures or “technocultures” and looks at early text-based technologies as well as image-based social media platforms and robotics/AI. Students will acquire cutting-edge knowledge of new trends and phenomena linked to social embedded in technosocial spaces.
Research Methods in Media Studies
This course is designed to prepare students to undertake their own independent research. Topics covered include the role of theory in research; the choice of a research problem; and the design of research projects. Students will become familiar with a range of research tools and approaches including experimental design; survey research and questionnaire design; interviewing; participant observation and ethnography; discourse analysis.