DIGI204-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022

Communicating with Data and Digital Media

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 21 February 2022
End Date: Sunday, 26 June 2022
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 6 March 2022
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 15 May 2022

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.

Learning Outcomes

University Graduate Attributes

This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:

Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award

Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.

Employable, innovative and enterprising

Students will develop key skills and attributes sought by employers that can be used in a range of applications.

Globally aware

Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.

Pre-requisites

Any 60 points at 100-level.

Timetable 2022

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 14:00 - 15:00 E5 Lecture Theatre
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Wednesday 14:00 - 15:00 A6 Lecture Theatre
21 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Thursday 08:00 - 09:00 Ernest Rutherford 212 Computer Lab
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
02 Friday 10:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
03 Friday 11:00 - 12:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun
04 Friday 13:00 - 14:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
28 Feb - 10 Apr
2 May - 5 Jun

Course Coordinator

Christopher Thomson

Assessment

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

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $799.00

International fee $3,600.00

* 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

  • DIGI204-22S1 (C) Semester One 2022