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Welcome week slides for our Level 1 students taking Intro to Cyberculture and Intro to New Media: Theory and Practise

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Mac129 med102 overview

  1. 1. MAC129 -- MED102 <ul><li>module overview </li></ul>
  2. 2. a 2-tiered affair <ul><li>MAC129 = history + key concepts + analysis </li></ul><ul><li>MED102 = MAC129 + practical dimension </li></ul>
  3. 3. a 2-tiered affair <ul><li>MAC129 = 10 credits </li></ul><ul><li>MED102 = 20 credits </li></ul>
  4. 4. a 2-tiered affair <ul><li>MAC129 = 1 assessment (essay) </li></ul><ul><li>MED102 = 2 assessments (essay + website) </li></ul>
  5. 5. a 2-tiered affair <ul><li>MAC129 = Tuesday only </li></ul><ul><li>MED102 = Tuesday + Wednesday/Friday </li></ul>
  6. 6. MAC129 content <ul><li>history of the personal computer </li></ul><ul><li>history of the Internet </li></ul><ul><li>emergence of cyberculture </li></ul><ul><li>hackers and hacking culture </li></ul><ul><li>games and gaming </li></ul><ul><li>Web 2.0 </li></ul><ul><li>news & public broadcasting in the digital era </li></ul><ul><li>social media and surveillance </li></ul>
  7. 7. MED102 content <ul><li>MAC129 + ? </li></ul>
  8. 8. MED102 content <ul><li>Web design fundamentals </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to HTML </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Dreamweaver and FTP </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to CSS </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Fireworks </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to Wordpress </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to online video (Flash & HTML5) </li></ul><ul><li>Intro to RSS </li></ul>
  9. 9. MED102 content <ul><li>Typography and writing for the web </li></ul><ul><li>Advanced Wordpress customisation </li></ul><ul><li>Social media integration </li></ul>
  10. 10. Assessment 1 <ul><li>1 x 2000 word essay </li></ul><ul><ul><li>worth 100% for MAC129 students </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>worth 50% for MED102 students </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SUBMISSION DATE AND TIME: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday 11 th January 2011 </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Assessment 2 <ul><li>1 x website/weblog </li></ul><ul><li>Must contain the following: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Video and/or audio </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RSS feed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Social media feeds (Twitter, Facebook) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>SUBMISSION DATE AND TIME: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tuesday 18 th January 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PLACE OF SUBMISSION: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library Services, Prospect Building </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. For more info... <ul><li>See the Module Guide </li></ul><ul><li>WebCT Vista/Sunspace </li></ul><ul><li>My Sunderland </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MAC129 http://bit.ly/intro2cyber </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>MED102 http://bit.ly/intro2new </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Study of the web <ul><li>historically there was some resistance to teaching students about the web </li></ul>
  14. 14. Study of the web <ul><li>Prof. Sue Thornham </li></ul><ul><li>ex Associate Dean for Media at Sunderland; </li></ul><ul><li>now Head of School at Sussex </li></ul>
  15. 15. Study of the web <ul><li>Nowadays the web is increasingly central to our everyday lives </li></ul>
  16. 16. People are strange...
  17. 17. People are strange...
  18. 18. People are strange...
  19. 19. People are strange...
  20. 20. Staff you’ll meet on the module <ul><li>Robert Jewitt </li></ul><ul><li>module leader </li></ul><ul><li>MC201b </li></ul><ul><li>01915153431 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>twitter.com/rob_jewitt </li></ul>
  21. 24. Staff you’ll meet on the module <ul><li>Neil Perryman </li></ul><ul><li>module creator </li></ul><ul><li>MC012 </li></ul><ul><li>01915153622 </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>twitter.com/neilperryman </li></ul>
  22. 28. Slide images <ul><li>#16 Mr BrussUillis, 2009, ‘i see strange people’, http://www.flickr.com/photos/ceru/4044023153/ </li></ul><ul><li>#21 wlodi, 2008, ‘Playstation 3: Sixaxis Wireless Controller’, http://www.flickr.com/photos/wlodi/2490674642/ </li></ul><ul><li>#22 jaudrius, 2009, ‘Apple Magic Mouse B&W’, http://www.flickr.com/photos/jaudrius/4101223440/ </li></ul><ul><li>#23, minor9th, 2009, ‘Catchy title’, http://www.flickr.com/photos/minor9th/4001605171/ </li></ul><ul><li>#25, Tilton Lane, 2008, ‘Playstation 3 + Tubes’, http://www.flickr.com/photos/tiltonlane/2749117170/ </li></ul><ul><li>#26, rudolf_schuba, 2006, ‘Mac at Camp’, http://www.flickr.com/photos/rudolf_schuba/200434694/ </li></ul><ul><li>#27, Johnson Cameraface, 2009, ‘tenth planet’, http://www.flickr.com/photos/54459164@N00/3778408271/ </li></ul>

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