Module offered on self-study mode to students in Political Science Yr 3.
Here’s the Module Outline
– New Media History by Patrice Flichy (to be summarised in key points)
Third meeting: Wednesday 1st October at 10.30
Please bring your summary of Flichy’s chapter (in the form of a bulleted list of key ideas)
You also need to update the data for Internet and mobile usage from the historical timeline.
We will discuss the notes on The Coming of Age of IT and the New Economy
New reading material:
Technological revolutions and techno-economic paradigms by Carlota Perez
Fourth meeting: Wednesday 8th October at 11.00
All students are expected to hand over the summary of Flichy’s chapter (in bulleted list).
we discuss New Media = New Theory?
Reading material: Introduction of the book ‘La Révolte du Pronetariat’ by Joël de Rosnay: Introduction-pronetariat. Please note that the whole book is freely available at http://www.pronetariat.com/
Fifth meeting: Wednesday 15th October at 11.00
Please be punctual.
We discuss: Technophilia vs Technophobia debate
If we have time, we will have a small MCQ
Sixth meeting: Wednesday 22nd October at 11.00
We discuss the quiz which was given last week, then we discuss Web 2.0
– We the Media by Dan Gilmor
– What is web 2.0? by Tim O’Reilly
Seventh meeting: Wednesday 29th October at 11.00
As agreed, we will have a test.
Meeting and test was cancelled at your request.
Seventh meeting: Wednesday 5th November at 11.00
Protected Resources for New Media 2014 (Note that you need to use the password which I have sent you by email in order to open this page as these are copyright-protected resources)
Interesting online resources
Key Indicators in Media & News (USA)
8 Key Takeaways about Social Media and News (USA)
Call for teens to self-regulate net use
It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens; The App Generation: How Today’s Youth Navigate Identity, Intimacy, and Imagination in a Digital World
NEW: How Facebook Is Changing the Way Its Users Consume Journalism
New Media, Part I: Redefining journalism
Computer History – A British View – Part 1 of 3
Computer History – A British View – Part 2 of 3
Computer History – A British View – Part 3 of 3
History of Computers,Bill Gates, Paul Allen, Apple Microsoft
The Machine is Us/ing Us