Interactive Strategic Media – DIGI 850

CG • Section 8WK • 07/01/2018 to 12/31/2199 • Modified 08/27/2021

Course Description

This course will research and investigate the strategic media field for insights in digital media, market strategy, and market objectives.

For information regarding prerequisites for this course, please refer to the Academic Course Catalog.

Rationale

This course exists in order for students to demonstrate sufficient understanding of the process by which mediated communication transmits a central message to a targeted audience.

Course Assignment

Textbook readings and lecture presentations

Course Requirements Checklist

After reading the Course Syllabus and Student Expectations, the student will complete the related checklist found in the Course Overview.

Discussions (4)

Discussions are collaborative learning experiences. Therefore, the student is required to provide a thread in response to the provided prompt for each discussion. Each thread must be a minimum of 500 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge. Each thread must include citations from the Bible and 2 sources. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to 2 other classmates’ threads. Each reply must be a minimum of 300 words and must include citations from the Bible and one source. All citations must be in current APA format.

Discussion: Class Introductions Video

The student will post a 5 – 7 minute video introduction addressing the questions in the prompt. Students will also provide a well-written reply to at least 2 of their fellow students’ video introductions. Each written reply must be at least 200 words.

Research Paper: Foundational Paper Assignments (2)

The student will write two 8 – 10-page research-based papers in current APA format that focuses on prompts based on mediated communication. The papers must each include at least 10 – 15 references in addition to the course textbooks and the Bible.

Research Paper: Final Assignment

The student will write a 15 – 18-page research-based paper in current APA format that spans the history of mediated communication and future communication technologies. The paper must include at least 10 – 15 references in addition to the course textbooks and the Bible.