Category Archives: Digital Media/Video Games/Technology

Short Assignment: Using Anti-Surveillance Tools

The purpose of this assignment is to ask student groups to give brief presentations on how to use online, anti-surveillance tools and analyze potential benefits and drawbacks of these tools.  I include this assignment after students have read and discussed … Continue reading

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Culture Jamming as Critical Pedagogy: A Case Study in Remix Media Studies

Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier Vol 4 (1) Allison de Fren Occidental College The challenge of teaching a course that combines theory and practice is not only finding the right balance between the two, but also their integration. I have experimented … Continue reading

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Projection and Modulation: Media Art and Forms of Criticality

 Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Vol. 3 (2)  Holly Willis  University of Southern California   The “pedagogical turn” in contemporary art has received significant attention in the context of participatory art practices – thanks to the … Continue reading

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“Talking About Whiteness”: Using Digital Pedagogy to Interrogate Racial Privilege

   Cinema Journal Teaching Dossier  Critical Pedagogies in Neoliberal Times Vol. 3 (2)  Shelleen Greene  University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee   In this essay, I argue that digital media production can help facilitate critical dialogues about racial privilege that move beyond … Continue reading

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Intro to New Media – Ursinus College

This course offers an introduction to thinking about relationships among emerging media technologies, everyday life, society, and history.  We will be exploring questions about what kinds of social impacts new media are having, as well as how social, political and … Continue reading

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ScreenSite.org – Online Resource for Media Education and Scholarship

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MIT World: Distributed Intelligence

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Participatory Media

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Information as Power (Niagara University)

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Society of the Spectacle

Guy Debord’s extensive reinterpretation of Marx’s work is a particularly difficult text for students to read. However most issues relating to commodity fetishism, alienation and the role of the mass media in distracting the public from more serious issues can be discussed in this video clip of the Adam Freeland song, We want your soul Continue reading

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