ITIS41 Multidisciplinary Games and Internet Research 5 ECTS
Organised by
Degree Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
Corresponding course units in the curriculum
School of Information Sciences
Curricula 2015 – 2017

General description

This study module will introduce the multidisciplinary character of games and Internet research. The aim is to construct a holistic picture about the multidimensionality of this research area, and guide to detect connections between the games and Internet related research that is carried out in different disciplinary traditions.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, the student will be able to:
- perceive the multiple dimensions of games and Internet as a distinctive subjects of research
- understand how different research traditions all aim to produce various forms of knowledge or develop solutions that deal with different aspects of games and Internet
- search information from the publications and databases of multiple different fields and disciplines that deal with games and Internet research
- critically compare and create synthesis from studies that belong to several different theoretical and terminological traditions
- deal with interdisciplinary dialogue and be able to work in multidisciplinary research teams

Contents

Games and new media studies traditions in the humanities; social sciences based approaches; games and Internet research approaches rooted in design or technological research; special fields of new media studies; the scholarly and scientific communities and publication forums of games and Internet research.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures
Group work
Independent work

Alternative way to take the course: Book exam /essay
Updated book list on the course page.

Teaching language

English

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English

Participation in classroom work, exercise(s), written exam.

Evaluation

Numeric 1-5.

Belongs to following study modules

Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences
Faculty of Communication Sciences