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(Cross-listed w/TCS 22 and CSHD 113) Exploration of the theorists working in the field of New Media Literacy and examination of how the systems and institutions of mass media shape images; analysis and critique of the literature on media effects. Focus on utilizing media production as an application of course concepts. Assessment of core debates surrounding the value of bringing new media technologies and participatory culture practices into formal systems of education and discussion of why American public education has been so reluctant to embrace them.

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  • School of Arts & Sciences