This course provides overview of theories and applications of technology in disseminating information with relevance to the fundamental concepts of CMC. Established and emerging modalities of computer mediated communication and mediums will be explored to further understand how human-to-human communication interactions have been influenced or altered through the use of computer technology. Using computer technology as a tool for communication, students will discuss and review critically issues on CMC from both research and practical perspectives.

Course Learning Outcomes

Learners are expected to:

Discuss basic theories and contemporary issues concerning CMC.

Review and analyse research articles on CMC

Create and present CMC platform in the form of E-Portfolio Website using suitable digital technologies and appropriate software

 Compose an email and personal write-up using appropriate language effectively

 Demonstrate ability for autonomous learning 

Online Discussion Entries (20%)

Discussion Entries for online classes give you the opportunity to talk/write about course topics with each other, and with the instructor, as you would if you were in a traditional classroom. This helps you absorb the class material and share ideas.

Critical Analysis on Research Paper (25%)

A critical analysis paper asks you to make an argument about a particular article in which you are identify and explain the argument that the author is making and provide your own argument about that argument. One of the key directions here is evaluating the author’s argument.

E-Portfolio Projects (35%)

This project gives you the opportunity to create personal websites that: Communicate and showcase skills, experiences, and learning. Contain diverse artifacts—documents and media that may include a collection of work (evidence) in an electronic format that showcases learning over time.

Oral Presentation (10%)

A common business tool; and the ability to give a good oral presentation is regarded as an integral part of your study. Regardless of the context, you have to make sure that your message is delivered effectively.

Discussion on Research Projects (10%)

The discussion requires you to engage with the activity to interpret and describe the significance of research findings in light of what was already known about the research problem being investigated and to explain any new understanding or insights that emerged as a result of the research problem.