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Multimedia01

  1. 1. CLASS 1 Multimedia English
  2. 2. Course Outline In this course you will study:  Pop Culture - it’s a big world out there, and you should enjoy it.  Messaging from different types of media.  How to use the internet to find useful information  How to use online software to create different types of media  Understand social networks and protect your privacy After taking this course, you should be able to:  Analyze different types of messaging from mass media  Find information quickly and effectively  Use online software to collect information and create content  Use different kinds of social networks appropriately
  3. 3. Some of what we’ll cover: Information literacy Advertising techniques Memes Social Media Music Genres Captions and Subtitles Slang and Popular Culture Whatever you come up with!
  4. 4. Grading Your grades will be determined as follows: Quizzes – 20% Exam – 20% Presentations – 20% Assignments – 25% Attendance and participation – 15% For attendance - do NOT miss more than 3 classes. Come on time. Turn off your cell phones. PLEASE! Have fun - Pop culture is mean to be enjoyed!
  5. 5. Our class website media.ncnulang.tw You’ll need to register for the website. Go to the website using Google Chrome. Register. Don’t forget to open your email for the link Log in. Make sure to post your English name and student number at the bottom of the first post. Say “Hello!” to everyone!
  6. 6. Let’s get started! Chat acronyms What do these mean? LOL CUL8R AFAIK b4 AFK BCNU BRB BTW
  7. 7. Let’s get started! Chat acronyms What do these mean? LOL - Laugh Out Loud CUL8R - See You Later AFAIK - As Far As I Know b4 - Before AFK - Away From the Keyboard BCNU - Be seeing you BRB - Be Right Back BTW - By The Way
  8. 8. Pop Culture? Pop Music! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G5Mv2iV0wkU Roses is a DJ duo from the US. For this song, they recorded Elizabeth Roze Marcel, who performs using the name “Rozes”.
  9. 9. Pop Culture? Pop Music! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ELbX5CMomE Canadians are famous for saying “Sorry” a lot. In fact, Americans sometimes tease them for saying that word so much. Would you like to see a list of the most commonly used words on Twitter by Americans and Canadians? Let’s Go!
  10. 10. Pop Culture? Pop Music! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iFa5We6zqw The singer known as The Weeknd is Abęl Makkonen Tesfaye, and he started his music career by uploading his own songs to Youtube.
  11. 11. Pop Culture? Pop Music! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pXRviuL6vMY This song talks about changing from a young person to an adult. This is the band’s fourth album, Blurryface. The song mentions “Blurryface” by name, and it is believed that he is a character who lives inside the lead singer. Weird.
  12. 12. Pop Culture? Pop Music! https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=oyEuk8j8imI I hate Justin Bieber, but this album is actually pretty good. This song was co-written by Ed Sheeran, and some people think it sounds like Ed’s song “Thinking Out Loud”.
  13. 13. Meme of the Week • Ideas can spread very quickly. Things can become very popular in a very short time. • For example, viral videos – in a very short time, millions of people will have hear of and seen a certain video online. • This sudden popularity online is called a meme. • What's a meme?
  14. 14. Memes and their cycles Memes almost always have phases, or time periods. 1.Introduction. The meme is introduced, and becomes popular. 2.Overexposure – The meme becomes known by almost everyone. 3.Parody – people will modify the meme, usually by changing or “remixing” it. 4.Equilibrium – finally, the meme calms down, and is only occasionally used, or it goes away.
  15. 15. Introduction The meme is introduced, and becomes popular. On February 15th, a Twitter user tweeted the original “Damn Daniel” video. The video got 16,000 likes in the first 48 hours
  16. 16. Overexposure The meme becomes known by almost everyone. .
  17. 17. Parody People will modify the meme, usually by changing or “remixing” it.
  18. 18. Equilibrium finally, the meme calms down, and is only occasionally used, or it goes away.
  19. 19. Review What’s the class website? What are you going to learn in this class? How many classes can you miss? What are the following: LOL CUL8R AFAIK b4 AFK BCNU BRB BTW What are the 4 phases of a meme? Who has the most popular popular pop song in America this week? What is it? What is our “Meme of the Week”?

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