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Transforming Everyday Life - GCST4210

Year - 2020

In this unit students will examine recent transformations of everyday life in the context of new digital communication technologies, cultures and platforms. Through in-depth case studies of everyday practices, spaces and experiences in a digital age (visual culture, algorithms and automation, communities and activism, locative and mapping technologies, the sharing economy, digital health and food cultures, social media), students will engage with theories of everyday life and research contemporary, real-world examples and contexts.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x2000wd Close reading task/reading journal (30%), 1x3000wd Case study essay/project (50%), 1x1000wd Peer-reviewed reflective research exercise (20%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 2

24 Aug 2020

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