ITIS44 Special Issues in Games and Internet Cultures 5 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Degree Programme in Information Studies and Interactive Media
Faculty of Communication Sciences

Learning outcomes

After completing the module, student will be able to:
- understand the history of digital cultures, and the special character of games and Internet as environments for communication and human interaction
- analyse the genres of expression and subcultural practices that have evolved among games and Internet
- categorise societal, communal and individual level socio-cultural phenomena in the contexts of different games and Net cultures
- reflect on the role such factors as gender, age or ethnic background has in identity and construction of meaning in games and Internet
- analyse economical and political mechanisms in the context of games and Internet cultures.

Enrolment for University Studies

Enrolment time has expired


Heikki Tyni, Teacher responsible
Jan Svelch, Teacher responsible


22-Oct-2018 – 10-Dec-2018
Mon 22-Oct-2018 - 10-Dec-2018 weekly at 13-16, Pinni B 3107