TIM_B_001 Introduction to Interactive Media Studies I

Faculty of Arts
Autumn 2020
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 5 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Teacher(s)
doc. Mgr. Jakub Macek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Lukáš Slavík (seminar tutor)
Mgr. Štěpán Žádník (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
doc. Mgr. Jakub Macek, Ph.D.
Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Contact Person: Bc. Jitka Leflíková
Supplier department: Department of Musicology - Faculty of Arts
Timetable
Thu 10:00–11:40 N21
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 100 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 73/100, only registered: 1/100
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
Course is an introduction to studies of new / digital / interactive media. It aims to cover basic terminology and themes of new media studies as well as technological and textual characteristics of new media. The course focuses on students' ability to understand and use basic terminological apparatus including concepts of digitality, hypertextuality, remediation and convergence, virtuality and cybertext. The course includes an introduction to basic technological and historical facts related to new media and their development.
Learning outcomes
At the end of the course student will be able to:
- understand and use basic terminological apparatus including concepts of digitality, hypertextuality, remediation and convergence, virtuality and cybertext.
- discuss basic technological and historical facts related to new media and their development.
Syllabus
  • - New media studies.
  • - Media definitions and typologies.
  • - Digital media - on technological characteristics of new media.
  • - Cybertext and virtuality.
  • - Code / protocol.
  • - Hypertext and hypermedia.
  • - Multimedia, convergence and remediation.
  • - New Media and social / cultural space.
  • - Interactivity.
  • - History of new media.
Literature
  • Handbook of new media : social shaping and consequences of ICTs : updated student edition. Edited by Leah A. Lievrouw - Sonia M. Livingstone. Thousand Oaks [Calif.]: SAGE, 2006. xix, 475. ISBN 1412918731. info
  • BOLTER, Jay David and Richard A. GRUSIN. Remediation : understanding new media. 1st MIT Press pbk. ed. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2000. xi, 295. ISBN 0262522799. info
  • LANDOW, George P. Hypertext 2.0. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1997. x, 353. ISBN 0801855861. info
Teaching methods
Lecture
Assessment methods
Written test
Language of instruction
Czech
Follow-Up Courses
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2019.
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