Telecommunications | Applying Theory to Media Design
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1) The course prerequisites.
TEL- T205 with a grade of C- or higher, or consent of
2) A summary of course objectives.
Basic media theories as well as cognitive, emotional, and
social psychology, with a focus on how these theories can be applied
to the design of media messages. Special attention given to
Interactive and Immersive Mediated Environments.
3) Course format.
This is an upper-level undergraduate lecture style course.
4) Grading Procedures.
The course grade will be based on attendance-related
activities, examinations, and course assignments.
5) Required Texts.
There is one required text for this course:
Reeves, B., & Nass, C. 1996. The media equation: How people treat
computers, television, and new media like real people and places.
Cambridge University Press.
In addition, there are a number of assigned readings from various
sources relating to course topics available online or on electronic
6) Meeting Times.
TTh 2:30PM-3:45PM TV 226
To see which requirements, in the College of Arts and Sciences, this
course will fulfill consult the College Bulletin at
http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/college/2010-2011/. If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.