The New Media BA Program |
Academic Requirements | Student Learning Outcomes |
The New Media BA Program: Student Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes of the new media program include:
New media majors, upon successful completion of the program can produce creative works using digital tools and programming languages. They can:
- work competently in a variety of digital media environments;
- conceptualize, implement and evaluate substantial, meaningful and purposeful projects using digital media techniques;
- self-train in a rapidly changing field;
- use written, oral and visual communication skills to communicate information and ideas about new media;
- critique studio practice in relation to contemporary innovations in technology and art.
2. Media and Technology in Contemporary Culture and Society
New media majors, upon successful completion of the program, can analyze and evaluate the dynamics of media and technology in contemporary culture, including international perspectives. They can:
- evaluate ethical and legal considerations in working with digital media;
- evaluate communication technologies as the articulation of power and as an agent of social change;
- examine and participate in virtual communities and distance learning environments;
- describe the technocultural discourse surrounding new-media technologies and practice.
New media majors, upon successful completion of the program, can synthesize creative, technical, and critical approaches. They can:
- work in collaborative environments;
- participate in more than one discipline;
- develop self-directed projects that synthesize creative, technical, and critical approaches.
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