DIGI204-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020

Communicating with Data and Digital Media

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 17 February 2020
End Date: Sunday, 21 June 2020
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 28 February 2020
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 29 May 2020

Description

This course introduces data analysis for communication professionals, with a particular focus on digital tools and methodologies for data collection, preparation, analysis and visualisation. The course focuses on understanding the assumptions and context of data collection and analysis, and aims to foster an ability to critically evaluate data-driven social research and communication.

Pre-requisites

Any 60 points at 100-level.

Timetable 2020

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 26 Apr
4 May - 31 May
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 13:00 - 14:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 12:00 - 13:00 17 Feb - 29 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May
02 Thursday 13:00 - 14:00 17 Feb - 22 Mar
20 Apr - 31 May

Course Coordinator

Christopher Thomson

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Tutorial & quiz participation 10%
Data analysis assignment 30%
Data analysis assignment 20%
Take-home test 40%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $777.00

International fee $3,375.00

* Fees include New Zealand GST and do not include any programme level discount or additional course related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts.

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  • DIGI204-20S1 (C) Semester One 2020