Module Catalogues, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University   
Module Code: COM116
Module Title: Introduction to Digital Media Arts
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 5.00
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: School of Film and TV Arts
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module introduces students to key concepts for working with digital media, and establishes, through a mix of lectures, technical workshops and lab based work, practical experience of working with a range of digital media software and hardware. The module will also explore historical, critical and theoretical concepts of modern art in the context of their production and reception.
Learning outcomes 
A Understand key foundational concepts for working with digital media

B Understand historical, critical and theoretical concepts informing digital artists

C Apply practical and critical skills and knowledge in the creation of a digital media arts project

Method of teaching and learning 
Lectures and practical workshops/labs.
The syllabus will typically include:

The history and contexts of digital media;

Key contexts for the understanding of modern and contemporary artistic practices

Performance Art


Digital art;


Virtualities and simulation;

Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26      26    98  150 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Essay 30.00
2 Project 70.00

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