HFMB15014U Analysis of Digital Media
Elective Studies in Digital Communcation and Aesthetics - The 2016 Curriculum
This module is an introduction to the history, aesthetics, function and importance to society of digital media. Along the way, we visit topics such as digital citizenship and social innovation; cyborg theory and the body in social media; digital film and computer games; remix and mashup; blogs and fan communities. The students are expected to contribute actively by participating in exercises, quizzes and online discussions. The module is completed with a written assignment, which can be written in a group.
Curriculum for the Elective Studies in Digital Communication and Aesthetics 2016, BA:
Module 1: HFMB15041E
- Class Instruction
Gueststudents from outside UCPH and UCPHstudents from outside the Humanities:
- 15 ECTS
- Type of assessment
- OtherThe Exam will be conducted in English
Criteria for exam assesment
Module 1: Analysis of Digital Media
15 ECTS credits
Competency goals for the module
The module gives students:
Knowledge and understanding of:
Analysis of Digital Media
Analyse af digitale medier
15 ECTS credits
Activity code: HFMB15041E
Students will be able to:
Forms of teaching and
The module combines lectures with individual written exercises, group work and oral presentations.
Form of exam: Take-home assignment on optional subject following approval of active class attendance. Active class attendance is defined as submitting nine out of 12 weekly assignments during the course, each a maximum of one page and written individually, as well as 75% attendance, i.e. 11 out of 14 classes.
Make-up exam/resit: Take-home assignment on set subject.
Assessment: Internal exam with one examiner, Pass/Fail.
Exam language(s): Danish or English.
Group exam: The take-home assignment may be written in groups of up to a maximum of four students. The make-up exam/re-exam can only be sat individually.
Extent: For one student the take-home assignment must be 10–15 standard pages, for two students 15–20 pages, for three students 20–25 pages and for four students 25–30 standard pages. If several students work together on an assignment, their individual contributions must constitute distinct units that can be identified and assessed separately. The joint part must not exceed 50% of the total. Make-up exam/re-exam: 15-20 standard pages, deadline of seven days.
Materials permitted: All.
For students who meet the requirements for active class attendance but have not submitted the individual take-home assignment, the approval of their active class attendance is valid for the next two exam periods.