May 21, 2024  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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COMS 5630 - Rhetoric and Electronic Media


This course examines meaning-making via the electronic symbol, verbal and graphic. Classes will alternate between the analyses of theory and close examination of radio, hypertext (online via the World Wide Web and stored on CD-ROM), E-mail, word processing, and television–especially in contrast to print and speech.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 4
Repeat/Retake Information: May not be retaken.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Apply those theories to examples of various electronic media (radio, television, e-mail, the World Wide Web, and interactive CD-ROM), including a project of the student’s choice and development.
  • Demonstrate ability to evaluate, both orally and in writing, the utility and relevance of existing knowledge on meaning making in electronic media.
  • Demonstrate understanding of the body of theory on the relation of communication technologies to meaning-making.



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