DIGI301

Reading Digitally: Electronic Texts in Literary Culture

30 points

Not offered 2021, offered in 2017, 2018, 2019

For further information see Humanities and Creative Arts

Description

Digital technologies have influenced literary reading and writing at every level, including how we author, publish, distribute, read and study texts. This course equips students with skills for reading and writing in the digital age via a wide-ranging exploration of new media literatures, literature in relation to software cultures, changes to reading practices and cognition, and recent digital research tools and methods. The course will introduce students to new software and some technical concepts, but no special skills or knowledge are required.

Pre-requisites

15 points of ENGL at 200 level with a B pass, or
30 points of ENGL at 200 level, or
any 45 points at 200 level from the Arts schedule.

Restrictions

Equivalent Courses