Course Content and Outcome Guide for PHL 197
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- PHL 197
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- Manufacturing Reality
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Course DescriptionAddresses the growing impact of electronic media on our perceptions of truth and reality. Emphasizes skills to critically deconstruct and analyze the embedded values, messages, and techniques of electronic media as a basis for empowering students to formulate meaningful responses. Prerequisites: WR 115, RD 115 and MTH 20 or equivalent placement test scores. Audit available.
Intended Outcomes for the course
? Recognize audiovisual techniques used by the media as a means for developing critical responses to the various forms of media driven social
? Continually (re)define ones morality within the larger social system of diverse cultures based upon the implicit and explicit moral, economic, and political messages that are embedded in the media.
? Employ an understanding of how ones perceptions of self and reality have been constructed by moral, political, religious, and economic institutions and presented by the media.
? Recognize and reflect on the nature of the social and aesthetic issues associated with electronic media in order to meaningfully interact with electronic media in society.