On completion of this module the student should be able to:
- analyse the language of digital media by placing it within the wider context of information cultures;
Keep up to date blog posts about what we are learning. Include what we have learnt in lectures and readings.
- integrate and apply formal research methods and idea development;
Research how to do different things i.e, making your website look a certain way
- demonstrate creativity and the ability to construct a narrative appropriate to the production of a range of integrated new media forms;
students asked to create a set of 3 images which perform a narrative. brief will be given.
- demonstrate technical proficiency in the manipulation of internet based information to produce a considered piece of networked digital media;
Using dreamweaver, create at least one page, using HTML
- evidence their engagement with the creative-critical process through detailed analysis, evaluation and reflection upon their own work and the work of others..
Keep blog up to date and attendance is key and will affect mark
The module will include:
- Investigating the variety and cultural effects of information technologies.
- Exploration of networks: sound, image, video, information feeds and new sharing and collaborative forms.
- Technology: the development of web technologies from 1995 to the present and beyond. The rise of the social network space.
- Control: image interface, depth, surface, edge examining the illusionistic space of computing.
- Audience, access, expectation and perception.
- Digital media and its reliance and use of database technology and metadata
- Always changing based on era
- We are currently in the Digital Age
- Constantly changing
What is the Internet?
- Digital imagery
- Immersion and immersive technologies
- Identity (with particular reference to personal projections – including our professional/social projections online)
- Mediated experience
- Physical (and artistic/creative) ways of representing and articulating our relationship with this ‘untouchable’ thing called digital media
Peter Hirshberg: “The web is more than “better TV”
Is the website easy to use? e.g those with disabilities need to be able to use. Text size alteration function
ease with which information contained on a website can be found; Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
available or convenient for use; capability of being used; Should only be three clicks away from getting to relevant content; shouldn’t have to hit the backspace
TAKE ALL THESE INTO ACCOUNT WHEN CREATING OWN SPACE