HISTORIES OF MEDIA ARTS - 2017/8

Module code: DMA1002

Module provider

Music and Media

Module Leader

STEWART G Dr (Music & Med)

Number of Credits

15

ECT Credits

7.5

Framework

FHEQ Level 4

JACs code

P390

Module cap (Maximum number of students)

N/A

Module Availability

Semester 2

Overall student workload

Seminar Hours: 22

Assessment pattern

Assessment type Unit of assessment Weighting
Coursework COURSEWORK (GROUP PRESENTATION) 40
Coursework ESSAY 60

Alternative Assessment

N/A

Prerequisites / Co-requisites

Learning outcomes

Attributes Developed
Demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between arts and technology in its historical development until the emergence of digital technologies. KC
Demonstrate an understanding of the historical connections between the different strands of media/digital media arts and how they have emerged and developed. KC
Distinguish between media art, digital art, and its various strands such as .net art, computer art, visual art, etc., and be able to apply this to relevant examples and case studies. KC
Demonstrate understanding of the historical traditions, movements and influences behind contemporary digital media artworks C
Work effectively in groups, in order to deliver a presentation PT
Articulate ideas and information comprehensibly in visual, oral and written forms PT
Present ideas and work to a variety of audiences. PT

Attributes Developed

C - Cognitive/analytical

K - Subject knowledge

T - Transferable skills

P - Professional/Practical skills

Module content

Methods of Teaching / Learning

Assessment Strategy

Reading list

Reading list for HISTORIES OF MEDIA ARTS : http://aspire.surrey.ac.uk/modules/dma1002

Programmes this module appears in

Programme Semester Classification Qualifying conditions
Digital Media Arts BA (Hons) 2 Compulsory A weighted aggregate mark of 40% is required to pass the module

Please note that the information detailed within this record is accurate at the time of publishing and may be subject to change. This record contains information for the most up to date version of the programme / module for the 2017/8 academic year.