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NM1011 - Creative Culture 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Students will be provided with a solid grounding in the theory and language of new media, including a historical overview of the emergence of the discipline and an analysis of new directions. The significant impact of global information networks will be explored from a range of perspectives and students will also be exposed to a range of significant art works that embody new media.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the emergence and place of new media in society;
  • contextualise new media as a discipline of contemporary arts practice;
  • apply the theory and language of new media across a range of contexts and settings.


Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coord/Lect: Dr Janet Marles.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 13 hours tutorials
  • 13 hours workshops/Seminars - Screening of major art work
Assessment: other exams (40%); presentations (30%); assignments (30%).

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