Faculty of Arts


COMMS 301

Digital Communication and Practice


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for COMMS 301.

Description

Combines creative work of making digital objects (e.g. Twitter bots, animated GIFs, data visualizations, slideshow presentations) with critical discussion of online platforms as well as conceptual frameworks for understanding the roles digital media play in society. At the level of “digital logic & computational thinking” students will learn basic programming skills for the web (no prior experience necessary). At the level of “digital media & configurable culture” students will leverage more user-friendly tools to create, remix, and present multimedia work.

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Availability 2018

Semester 2

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s)  Ethan Plaut

Points

COMMS 301: 15.0 points

Prerequisites

15 points from COMMS 200-206 and 15 points in BA courses


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