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Mobile Media and Games - ARIN6904

Year - 2020

Networked mobile devices and computer games are increasingly prominent in today's mediascapes, supporting practices of individualised mobility and play. This unit of study critically examines the aesthetics, politics and everyday uses of these emerging cultural technologies. It draws on new media studies, game studies and platform studies to explore themes such as the complication of leisure and work spaces, new media industries, gamification, playbour and mobile social media.

1x1hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

1x2000wd Critical Essay (30%), 1x1500wd Industry Research Report (25%), 1x1500wd Written report of Serious Game Concept (25%), x1000wd equivalent total Weekly quizzes (10%), x Participation (10%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

Department/School: Media and Communications
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 28 Sep 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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