DIGI204-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Communicating with Data and Digital Media

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021

Description

This course introduces data communication techniques and topics, and will provide students with a toolkit to analyse and evaluate the use of data and digital platforms in a range of contexts, including data-driven social research and communication. We focus on the preparation and visualisation of tabular and social network data, writing and evaluating web content in relation to data practices, and critical topics such as privacy and the datafication of everyday life.

Pre-requisites

Any 60 points at 100-level.

Timetable 2021

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
22 Feb - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 12:00 - 13:00 Rehua 009
22 Feb - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 16:00 - 17:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab
1 Mar - 4 Apr
3 May - 6 Jun
02 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab
1 Mar - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun
03 Thursday 16:00 - 17:00 Rehua 008 Computer Lab
1 Mar - 4 Apr
26 Apr - 6 Jun

Course Coordinator

Christopher Thomson

Lecturer

WanChi Leung

Assessment

Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Assignment 2 20%
Participation 10%
Assignment 1 30%
Discussion task 10%
Exam 30%

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $785.00

International fee $3,500.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts.

All DIGI204 Occurrences

  • DIGI204-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021