Innovation Cultures: Perspectives on Science and Technology

MDA10006 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours or online equivalent

2019 teaching periods

Hawthorn

HOL Study Period 4

Dates:
25 Nov 19 - 23 Feb 20

Results:
24 Mar 20

Last self enrolment:
1 Dec 19

Census:
16 Dec 19

Last withdraw without fail:
10 Jan 20

More teaching periods

2020 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
4 Nov 19 - 9 Feb 20

Results:
3 Mar 20

Last self enrolment:
10 Nov 19

Census:
29 Nov 19

Last withdraw without fail:
27 Dec 19

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2 HOL Study Period 1

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
30 Jun 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
23 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

HOL Study Period 2 HOL Study Period 4

Dates:
1 Jun 20 - 30 Aug 20

Results:
29 Sep 20

Last self enrolment:
14 Jun 20

Census:
22 Jun 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Jul 20

Dates:
30 Nov 20 - 28 Feb 21

Results:
30 Mar 21

Last self enrolment:
13 Dec 20

Census:
21 Dec 20

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Jan 21

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
6 Jul 20 - 4 Oct 20

Results:
27 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
19 Jul 20

Census:
31 Jul 20

Last withdraw without fail:
21 Aug 20


Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil
 
Alternative Tertiary Entry Program: Students who have passed MDA00002 are exempted from taking this unit and must select another unit in its place with advice from a Course Advice Specialist. 

Aims and objectives

This unit examines the relationship between science, technology and culture with a particular emphasis on communications and screen-based technology. It draws on key theoretical paradigms such as disruptive innovation, Actor Network Theory, and participatory media.


After successfully completing this unit, you will be able to:
1. Examine and identify the role of today’s media and media industries from a socio-historical perspective.
2. Construct and justify logical arguments about the relationship between science, technology and culture.
3. Critique received views through the application of key theoretical concepts.
4. Apply the critical distance and historical perspective necessary to anticipate future shifts in Science, Technology and Culture.
 
 
 

Courses with unit

BA-ARTS3 Bachelor of Arts
BA-ARTS3PROF Bachelor of Arts (Professional)
BB-ARTBUS1 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Business
BB-ARTSC Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
BB-LAWART Bachelor of Law/Bachelor of Arts
BA-MCMN Bachelor of Media and Communication
BB-HSCMCMN Bachelor of Health Science/Bachelor of Media and Communication
BB-LAWMCMN* Bachelor of Laws/ Bachelor of Media and Communication
BA-MCMPROF Bachelor of Media and Communication (Professional)