College of Communications and Media Sciences |
The COM280 course gives students an overview of the latest developments in new mediacommunications.The module is strongly based on practical exercises and students will be asked to produce anddistribute multimedia content via the latest new media applications.-Semester’Lectures Topics
Introduction to COM280
The goal of this lecture is to introduce students to all the components of the COM280course. Course readings and technology requirements are discussed.
The Traditional Media > New Media Shift
The lecture will analyze the technology revolution and its repercussions on mainstreammedia.
Communication ethics and the internet
Internet is the ﬁrst complex global media with both democratic and authoritarianpossibilities. The lecture will analyze cases of mediated, unmediated and self governedcommunications.
New Tools, New Opportunities
The lecture will showcase the implementation on new media technologies adopted bymainstream and emerging media conglomerates both locally and internationally.
Open Source and Online Intellectual Property Rights
Online Intellectual Property licensing and Public Domain resources are discussed in thislecture that also reviews the latest SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act ) Congress initiative.
Google and Search
Google is the most popular search engine in the world. But while so many people use it,few actually get advantage of its advanced feature. The lecture will discuss Googleinsight and PageRank. The lesson will also discuss the issue of Google stepping intoSocial Search.