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Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 
Rensselaer Catalog 2009-2010 [Archived Catalog]

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ARTS 4130 - New Media Theory

This course asks what is really new about New Media, and looks at creative practices, theoretical discourses and social contexts to find answers.  The course concentrates on cutting edge cultural expression using information and communication technologies.  The objective to equip students with multiple perspectives - aesthetic, communications, historical - with which to analyze, critique, and develop original concepts about the uses of new media in art and culture.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: Prerequisites:  ARTS 2500, ARTS 2530, ARTS 2540 or a 2000-level history-theory course in Audio Culture.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Cross Listed: Cross-listed with ARTS 6130. Student cannot obtain credit for both courses.

Credit Hours: 4

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