Data shapes our everyday lives through media and communication technologies such as video streaming services, dating apps, online shopping, infographics, gaming and sport statistics. The aim of this unit is to teach students the foundations of reading, writing, and communicating with data. This involves understanding the role of data in media technologies and industries, understanding the role data has in our society and culture, and understanding how to identify both visible and invisible data. Students will learn how to deconstruct complex ideas and debates around data and communicate them effectively to multiple audiences and stakeholders. Students will learn how to identify how data can be used as a powerful communication tool.