Theatre and Media Arts

Contemporary Screens: Theory & Practice

Contemporary Screens: Theory & Practice
Introduction to theories of contemporary screens (including television, games, web, etc.) as well as practices of analyzing and creating content for new media.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 4.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesTMA 105 & TMA 114 & TMA 185
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining TMA 295
Course Outcomes: 

Moving Images and Their Operations

Examine moving images and their operations as spirituality, art, technology, social force, and economics.

Moving Image Development: 1895 to Present

Explore spectator/user involvement in concrete aspects of the development of the moving image, from 1895 to the present.

Role of Contemporary Media

Thoughtfully consider the roles of contemporary media in shaping and revealing individual and social identities.

Collaboration and Practice

Collaboratively identify and share information on current practices involving media interactivity and its impacts upon the "user."