Faculty of Communication & Design

Digital Media

Media, Society, Culture and You

By: Mark Poepsel, Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

This communications studies text has been positively-reviewed and has been successfully adopted by other faculty. It covers introductory concepts in communications & multimedia, from social media to the fall of gaming.

Includes: instructor resources, student resources, applications, summaries, exercises, solutions, and group activities.

Attribution:  Media, Society, Culture and You by Mark Poepsel is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. .

Understanding Media and Culture

By: Jack Lule, Lehigh University

This media studies course is positively-reviewed and has been successfully adopted by other faculty. It covers introductory concepts in media and culture, from the modernization to the violence in media.

Includes: instructor resources, student resources, applications, summaries, exercises, solutions, and group activities.

Attribution:  Understanding Media and Culture by Jack Lule is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Social Media Reader

Edited by:  Michael Mandiberg

The Social Media Reader addresses the collective transformation of the media with pieces on social media, peer production, copyright politics, and other aspects of contemporary internet culture from all the major thinkers in the field.   It covers a wide-ranging topical terrain, much like the internet itself, with particular emphasis on collaboration and sharing, the politics of social media and social networking, Free Culture and copyright politics, and labor and ownership. 

Attribution:  The Social Media Reader edited by Michael Mandiberg is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-Share Alike 3.0 license.

 

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