Introduction to Digital Media

Summer 2024 > Humanities & Social Sciences > DGMD.1000 > 021

Course No: DGMD.1000-021; SIS Class Nbr: 2114; SIS Term: 3340
Course Status: Open

Course Description

This foundational course that surveys the history and current state of digital and web-based media from a variety of perspectives: cultural and ethical, as well as the production and monetization of media. Students engage with and become critical consumers of media, learning how we use it to disseminate, market, entertain, influence and disrupt.

Prerequisites, Notes & Instructor

  • Core Codes: AH, LDAY, DCA, DGMD, FLST, ENTRPREN.
  • Credits: 3; Contact Hours: 3
  • Instructor: Jennifer Pipp
  • UMass Lowell Bookstore

When Offered & Tuition

  • M,W | 12:30 PM-3:45 PM ET
  • 2024 Summer: Jul 08 to Aug 15
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Tuition: $1065
  • Note: There is a $30 per semester registration fee for credit courses.

Friday Class Meetings for Live Online and On-Campus Courses

Unless otherwise noted above

  • Summer Start I M/W classes begin on Monday May 13 and include 3 FRIDAYS: May 17, May 31 and June 14 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start I T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, May 14 and include 2 FRIDAYS: May 24 and June 7 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II M/W classes begin on Monday, July 8 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 12 and July 26 at the regularly scheduled hours.
  • Summer Start II T/Th classes begin on Tuesday, July 9 and include 2 FRIDAYS: July 19 and August 2 at the regularly scheduled hours.

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