Media and Multimedia Research Seminar
2014 unit code: MDA40007 (formerly HAM438)
|Credit points||12.5 Credit Points|
1 semester/teaching period
Aims and objectives
This seminar program consolidates and enhances research skills acquired during the undergraduate study. In particular, it will equip students with the critical and practical skills necessary for designing and implementing a research project at Masters by Coursework level and will encourage students to situate their own research within wider academic and industry contexts.
Class presentation 40%, Essay or Thesis Proposal and Ethics Application submission (where applicable) 60%
Generic skills outcomes
* A capable in their chosen professional areas
* Research design
Media and Multimedia Research Seminar will operate as a series of guest lectures delivered by key Faculty academics and researchers within Media, Multimedia, Social Science and the Institute for Social Research. A schedule of proposed topics could include:
* Overview of key modes of media re
Cunningham S & Turner G (eds), The Media and Communications in Australia, Allen and Unwin, Crows Nest, NSW, 2006.
Gee, JP, An introduction to discourse analysis: theory and method, Routledge, New York, 2005.
Pink, S, Doing visual ethnography: images, media and representation in research, Sage, London, 2001.
Ramazanoglu, C, Feminist methodology: challenges and choices, Sage, London, 2002.
White M & Schwoch J (eds), Questions of method in cultural studies, Oxford, Blackwell, 2006.