This course is designed for students interested in social activism. The role of the educator is critical for designing and facilitating a learning environment that is conducive to for this type of critical thinking and learning to occur. This course focuses on the history of communication technologies. Are virtual gaming environments arenas for political discourse? The course will examine representative examples of analysis and criticism of mass media, culture and society. This course focuses on international communications and its intersections with world politics in an age of increasing global interdependence.
COMM U Special Topics In this course students will undertake in-depth explorations of selected topics in communication, culture, and information technology. Items in e-scholar UOIT are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated. This course introduces students to the theoretical foundations of the field of visual rhetoric. Students will gain a critical understanding of the overall process of new media design, and will thus be able to oversee new media projects in their professional career. This course will provide a theoretical and analytical overview of the principles of new media design and authoring on a range of software platforms. This course will assist students in developing professional writing and presentation skills required for university assignments and for their professional work in the future. COMM U Public Relations This course examines the theory, strategies and ethics of public relations in society with reference to historical and current examples.
Thematic analysis was used to synthesize the findings and conclusions from the various studies into recurrent themes and subthemes.
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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: This course will provide a theoretical and analytical overview of the principles of new media design and authoring on a range of software platforms. This course examines the conditions and meaning of work in the global information age. Do social media promote political expression? Students are exposed to practical strategies for using communication to resolve conflict and build understanding at both the personal and global levels.
Understanding Social Media This course is an advanced examination of the theory, practice and effects of social media technologies including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter.
This course examines the history, economics, and policies of the media in Canada. This course covers the fundamentals of public speaking and teaches students how to present criticsl ideas effectively and professionally. Case studies will illuminate how theory underpins real-life communication practice. Connect with us on LinkedIn.
These questions are addressed through a survey of Canadian publishing, film, radio, television, games and digital media.
This course is an advanced examination of the theory, practice and effects of social media technologies including Facebook, YouTube, and Twitter. COMM U Communication and Conflict Resolution This course allows for students to explore communication and conflict resolution at a variety of levels including intrapersonal, interpersonal, group, organizational and global conflict.
Transformative learning is a fundamental component of the higher education experience. COMM U Introduction to Communication This course introduces the fundamental concepts of communication uiot and practice and will provide an overview of the field as defined by the various communication courses included in this BA degree. COMM Critkcal Special Topics In this course students will undertake in-depth explorations of selected topics in communication, culture, and information technology.
COMM U Pop Culture This course surveys and applies competing theories of popular culture in society through case studies of ads, films, TV shows, video games, comic books, music, celebrities and more. This course will utilize core critical concepts from film theory psychoanalysis and feminism to contemporary Continental philosophy and cfitical criticism to analyze films, videos, mobile communication devices, and gaming cultures, with reference to key thinkers, movements, and contexts.
It explores how the shift from analog to digital is changing the way we live, learn, work, shop, play, and vote and surveys debates about the present and future impacts of digital media technologies in society. It will start with basic writing and speaking skills and will emphasize their application criticall the preparation of reports and other technical writing.
Students will conduct independent research and write critiques of several cultural products. Are virtual gaming environments arenas for political discourse?
The course helps students to understand, contextualize and critically analyze pop. Implications for future research and practice are discussed.
How do media goods represent Canada? Video games are an increasingly prominent part of everyday experience. It will touch upon the commercialization of cultural production, as well as issues of cultural hegemony and the globalization of culture. Students who take this course will address these and similar questions about the relationship between digital media technologies and the future of our political system.
COMM U Screen Studies formerly Film and Video This course will utilize core critical concepts from film theory psychoanalysis and feminism to contemporary Continental philosophy and cultural criticism to analyze films, videos, mobile communication devices, and gaming cultures, with reference to key thinkers, movements, and contexts.
Transformative learning Critical thinking Cognitive presence Online learning Asynchronous online discussions Higher education Abstract: In this advanced course, students explore topics in the areas of the production of public knowledge, public argument, public action, public response, and public critique. Do mobile devices contribute to civic engagement?
The course will cover topics such as: In this course, students will consider the meaning of violence, and how communication can be both violent or compassionate and everything in between. Do ICTs empower the many or only the few?