10 cp Prerequisites 10 cp from 100-level unit in Literature Teaching Organisation: This unit will include lectures, tutorials and web-enhanced learning and may include an excursion. 12-week semester or equivalent in intensive block mode.
This unit examines the social relationship between communication and culture and how certain texts create and express aspects of the culture in which we live. The bases of various theories of communication and everyday culture will be studied and students will engage in analyses of a range of visual, written and media texts to which they will apply various theoretical tools of cultural analysis. Students may be asked to bring materials and examples to be discussed in class each week.