Monthly Archives: March 2014

#MED104 – Learning Portfolio – 2.1: Summary of selected reading on ‘Participatory Culture’ (Informed Discussion)

INSTRUCTIONS FOR THIS ACTIVITY: In no more than 50 words write a summary of the piece and its approach to the notion of participatory culture. Choose a short quotation from the article/chapter that helps illustrate your summary, one that either: … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Learning Portfolio – 1.3: Critical Summary of ‘Recovering Fair Use’ – Collins 2008

Assignment 1 (Learning Portfolio): Week 3, Activity 1.3 INSTRUCTIONS: Repeat the critical reading process from last week using the set reading for topic 1.3 (Collins). Summarise what the article says about copyright and fair use in 50 words (using no … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Discussion 1.3 – The question of copyright

TUTOR: Ok, so copyright is a complex beast, and while we are all aware that it exists, many of us ignorant of what it really means and how it works. Some of you might argue that we don’t really need … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Learning Portfolio – 1.2: Bolter & Grusin – Remediation (Critical Reading)

Assignment 1 (Learning Portfolio): Week 2, Activity 1.2 INSTRUCTIONS: Document the process of critical reading. Conduct a critical reading of the Bolter & Grusin chapter, by annotating/highlighting it, taking notes and finally writing a summary. In your learning portfolio, write … Continue reading

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#MED104 – ‘The People Formerly Known as the Audience’ by Jay Rosen (2006, June 27).

TUTOR: This is a fun reading… but let’s put our critical reading glasses on again. Do we agree with Rosen that the ‘shift in platforms’ has led to a ‘shift in power’? Or is the relationship between text/audience/producer and power … Continue reading

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#MED104 – Changing media environments and remediation

How has remediation changed in the contemporary ‘new media’ environment? In the past, remediation included the borrowing of bible stories and other literary texts to create paintings of the same subject. For example, Michelangelo’s Sistene Chapel ceiling depicted the Creation. … Continue reading

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#MED104 – The Henry Jenkins reading

TUTOR: The blog post by Henry Jenkins was published in 2009 – do you think all of his arguments remain valid in 2014? Are we still fearful of new media? Are there stil cultural divides when it come to access … Continue reading

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