CMN253 Researching Media and Audiences

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CMN253 Researching Media and Audiences


Researching Media and Audiences introduces various research approaches to investigating emerging forms of media and audiences practices. It provides a detailed understanding of different ways in which questions of media impact and audience power have been theorised in communication studies. You will engage with contemporary media and audience research methodologies, write an innovative research proposal and develop ethical skills in relation to these. Approaches examined include quantitative and qualitative with emphasis on surveys, focus groups, media ethnography, textual and virtual analysis.

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CMN120 or CMN102
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  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
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Band 1
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Course outline

CMN253 Course Outline Semester 1, 2018 (PDF 770KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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