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Course Info

  • Course Number / Code:
  • CMS.801 (Fall 2004) 
  • Course Title:
  • Media in Transition 
  • Course Level:
  • Graduate 
  • Offered by :
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
    Massachusetts, United States  
  • Department:
  • Comparative Media Studies 
  • Course Instructor(s):
  • Prof. Jeffrey Ravel 
  • Course Introduction:
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  • CMS.801 Media in Transition



    Fall 2004




    Course Highlights


    This course features an extensive list of readings and examples of students' assignments  and projects.

    » Watch a video introduction featuring the course instructor.
    (RM - 56K) (RM - 80K) (RM - 220K)



    Course Description


    This course centers on historical eras in which the form and function of media technologies were radically transformed. It includes consideration of the "Gutenberg Revolution," the rise of modern mass media, and the "digital revolution," among other case studies of media transformation and cultural change. Readings cover cultural and social history and historiographic methods.


    Special Features




    Technical Requirements


    RealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site.

     

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