Thursday, August 25, 2011

What can I expect to learn in this course?

The successful student, upon completion of this course should be able to:

1. identify fundamental trends in the history and development of mass media.

2. evaluate claims regarding the effects of media upon society.

3. articulate themes which frame mass media development today.

4. evaluate mass media messages and production processes using moral frameworks.

5. identify Judeo - Christian critiques of mass media

6. critically evaluate media using several different criteria.