The course takes place in period

2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)

Level/category

Professional studies

Teaching language

English

Type of course

Compulsory

Cycle/level of course

Second

Recommended year of study

1

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Provides the students with cutting edge knowledge and strategic understanding of the development trends in media technology considering media production and consumption. The student will also have skills and experience of using media technology in his work.

Learning outcomes

1. Knowledge the new technologies and their possibilities in media especially Social Media, Web Technologies, Streaming Media, Online distribution for Smartphones/Tablets and Cloud Services 2. Knowledge and experience of collecting and organizing relevant information with RSS- aggregators as Google Reader, iGoogle, NetVibes 3. Have experience of using social media hubs for different purposes as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Youtube 4. Have experience on using, editing and administrating social media tools as Blogs, Wikipedia, CMS 5. Have experience of collaboration and personal tools as Google Docs, Zoho, Dropbox, Evernote 6. Have knowledge in and experience of using and setting up video streaming tools as Bambuser, uStream 7. Have basic knowledge of using and producing apps for AppStores for Smartphones and Tablets 8. Have basic knowledge of how to benefit from Cloud Tools and Services and when to consider them 9. Cutting edge knowledge and strategic understanding of media technology

Course contents

1. New technologies and their possibilities in media especially Social Media, Web Technologies, Streaming Media, Online distribution for Smartphones/Tablets and Cloud Services 2. Collecting and organizing relevant information with RSS-aggregators as Google Reader, iGoogle, NetVibes 3. Social media hubs for different purposes as Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Youtube 4. Administrating social media tools as Blogs, Wikipedia, CMS 5. Collaboration and personal tools as Google Docs, Zoho, Dropbox, Evernote 6. Using and setting up video streaming tools as Bambuser, uStream 7. Using and producing apps for AppStores for Smartphones and Tablets 8. Cloud Tools and Services and when to consider them 9. Cutting edge knowledge and strategic understanding of media technology

Prerequisites and co-requisites

A bachelor degree and at least three years work experience gained after completing the higher education degree

Recommended or required reading

The Social Media Bible: Tactics, Tools, and Strategies for Business Success, 2nd Edition, Lon Safko, ISBN: 978-0-470-62397-8, Paperback, 771 pages, October 2010 Media Technology : Critical Perspectives, Van Loon, Joost, Pages: 188, Publisher: Open University Press, Location: Buckingham, , GBR, Date Published: 2008 Reality is Broken, Jane McGonigal ISBN: 978-0143120612 Pages: 396 Publisher: Penguin Press Location: New York Year Published: 2011

Study activities

  • Lectures - 15 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 18 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 60 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following examinations: 1. Pre-course task 2. Learning diary 1 3. Intermediate task 4. Learning diary 2 5. Final task

Teacher

Kelly Owen

Examiner

Kelly Owen

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (17 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2019-09-17 to 2019-10-31

Assessment methods

Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
Room reservations
Date Time Room Title Description Organizer
2019-11-19 16:30 - 20:00 A309 Digital Mediascape Kelly Owen
2019-11-20 16:30 - 20:00 A309 Digital Mediascape Kelly Owen
2019-12-03 16:30 - 20:00 A309 Digital Mediascape Kelly Owen
2019-12-05 16:30 - 20:00 Digital Mediascape This session will be held online using Zoom. Everyone will put forward a proposition for discussion. Kelly Owen
2019-12-17 16:30 - 20:00 A309 Digital Mediascape Kelly Owen
2019-12-18 16:30 - 20:00 A309 Digital Mediascape Kelly Owen

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