Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code DIGC330
Subject Name Digital Asia
Credit Points 8
Pre-Requisites 16 credit points at 200-level
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence BCM320
Assessment 1. Journal/Blog - Blog posts (3000 words) (30%) 2. Project - Group project (1000 words) (30%) 3. Essay - Major essay (2000 words) (40%) OR Digital work and reflective analysis (2000 words equivalent) (40%)
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.167
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096  $ 1096 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.

Subject Availability
Session CCCU Semester B  (31-12-2018 to 06-04-2019)
Campus UOW at CCCU HK
Delivery Method On Campus
Instance Name Class 1
Course Restrictions No restrictions
Contact Hours  
Lecturer(s) and
Cons. times
Gabriel Hok Shing Tsang
Coordinator(s) and
Cons. times
Maria Mo Kit Fung
Instance Comment  
Census Date 19-01-2019

Subject Description
This subject introduces students to the evolution of Asian digital media and communication, as well as the significance of transnational and diasporic digital Asia in the Australian context. Case studies may include the development of mobile telephony, social media, digital gaming, online shopping and networked activism in East, South and Southeast Asia, and diasporic media and fan consumption in Australia. Students will learn to locate digital Asia within historical and cultural contexts as well as current theoretical, industry and policy debates.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of issues concerning the production, consumption and circulation of Asian digital media
2. Demonstrate an ability to communicate using digital technologies
3. Demonstrate an ability to respond to a brief and write a project proposal
4. Demonstrate an ability to independently research an aspect of Asian digital media and produce work (written or creative) about it

Extra Information
Generic Extra Information:
FACULTY & DISCIPLINE GRADUATE QUALITIES Informed, developing a sound knowledge of digital games cultures and the games market (LO1, TS1, AM1) Effective communicators through practice in online communicative formats such as blogging (AM1) Independent learners in developing over the session an authentic and viable game proposal (L02, TS2, AM2,3) Responsible in respectful handling of creative teamwork (LO3, TS3, AM4)

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