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TRF-1510 Introduction to Emerging Media


Credits 3
This course explores newer media, such as interactive gaming, social media, convergence, and new technologies.  Students survey delivery methods of messages from various sources, utilizing different technologies (the internet, electronic devices, mobile phones, etc.) as well as theories of mass media messaging as they relate to the new delivery platforms.  The effects of emerging media on society, culture and politics is considered, as well as legal implications of emerging media.
3 class hours.
Course Outcomes
 

  1. Identify different delivery methods for mass mediated messages using technology.
  2. Recognize emerging media messages.
  3. Analyze interactive gaming systems in order to interpret data from group communication.
  4. Assemble a collection of tools used on various platforms for convergent message applications.
  5. Analyze any legal implications of using emerging media for business purposes.
  6. Synthesize contemporary issues in technological communication.
  7. Interpret an argument for or against frequent use of electronic messaging services for business or individuals.




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