DIGI204-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023

Communicating with Data and Digital Media

15 points

Details:
Start Date: Monday, 20 February 2023
End Date: Sunday, 25 June 2023
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 5 March 2023
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Sunday, 14 May 2023

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.

Prerequisites

Any 60 points at 100-level.

Timetable 2023

Students must attend one activity from each section.

Lecture A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Friday 13:00 - 14:00 E6 Lecture Theatre
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
Lecture B
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Monday 10:00 - 11:00 Ernest Rutherford 140
20 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
Computer Lab A
Activity Day Time Location Weeks
01 Tuesday 15:00 - 16:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
27 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
02 Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
27 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
03 Tuesday 13:00 - 14:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
27 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 Jun
04 Wednesday 09:00 - 10:00 Jack Erskine 248 Computer Lab
27 Feb - 2 Apr
24 Apr - 4 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 $821.00

International fee $3,750.00

* 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

  • DIGI204-23S1 (C) Semester One 2023