Remix Culture

LIT60001, formerly HAM436 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn

Duration

  • 1 semester / teaching period

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

The aim of this unit is to critically explore the comtemporary practice of remix, and the aesthetic, political and tactical motivations of the artists and audiences involved.
 
Learning Objectives
After completing this unit of study students are expected to understand the role of remixing, mashing and remaking in popular culture and their implications for intellectual property and the changing nature of copyright.
Students are expcted to develop skills in:
* Advanced reading and writing, including essay writing
* Analytical and critical thinking
* Using the internet for communication, learning and research
* Undertaking reserach, both in the library and on the internet
* Communicating their findings clearly and effectively

Please note that unit codes have changed from 2014. Please ensure that you check the unit entry for the correct 2014 unit code.