Subject Descriptions - Subject Information


Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code BCM 112
Subject Name Emergent Media
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites None.
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence BCM 101
Assessment Professional Task - Online Presence 40% Project - Project Pitches 20% Artefact/Resource - Digital Artefact 40%
General Subject No.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Course
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session Autumn  (04-03-2019 to 27-06-2019)
Campus Wollongong
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours 2hr lecture, 2hr tutorial per week
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Teodor Mitew
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Teodor Mitew
Instance Comment  
Census Date 31-03-2019

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to the process of media convergence, emphasising the way in which digital media driven technological change is accompanied by changes in the way we work, socialise and communicate. We focus on the emergent media dynamics of this process, and their effects on audiences, media platforms, and industries. Students will establish and start developing an online presence across a range of platforms, and begin work on their first digital media project.


Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the dynamics driving emergent media convergence, and their effects on audiences, media platforms, and industries
2. Demonstrate introductory digital literacies in the production, aggregation and curation of online content
3. Demonstrate introductory abilities in conceptualising and developing a self-directed or team-based digital media project in a practical context

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
FACULTY & DISCIPLINE QUALITIES Informed, having a sound knowledge of convergent media technology and their implications for a range of social practices (LO1, TS1,2 AM1,2,3) Problem solving applying library research strategies to identify relevant literature (LO1, TS1,4, AM2,3) Problem solving applying research skills to collect information for the case study and learning to use the report format to effectively communicate information (LO2,3, TS3,4, AM2,3)

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