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Course Description

This course provides an introduction and history of electronic media including radio, television, film, the internet, and other new media. The impact on and reflection of the current social environment is explored through review and analysis of television programs, films, internet webisodes, and other electronic media programming. This course is also listed as MCTV 16. ADVISORY: Eligible for English 250 and 260.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain the historical development of new media including radio, television, film, and the internet.
  • Analyze and explain the influence of various forms of media on society.
  • Explain the historical advancement of different media delivery formats, TV, radio, internet and others, and their impact on society and human interactions
  • Appraise and critique various media programs and compare and contrast genres, delivery methods and influences on society.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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