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Disability and Digital Media

From Digital Technologies to Social Media,

In Disability and Digital Media , we will explore the relationship between digital technologies and disability in the Internet age.We will consider:

the evolving impact of social media on representations of disability;

the politics of experiencing, embodying, and discussing disability online;

the presence of disability in memes, viral content, and online culture; and

the role of accessibility in the digital world.

What you'll learn

  • the evolving impact of social media on representations of disability;
  • the politics of experiencing, embodying, and discussing disability online;
  • the presence of disability in memes, viral content, and online culture; and
  • the role of accessibility in the digital world.
  • Social and medical models of disability;
  • Key concepts and terminology for understanding digital disability;
  • How social media is changing representations of disability;
  • The opportunities and challenges of representing disability online;
  • How memes and viral content are being used by disability activists;
  • How the tools of digital accessibility can benefit all media users.

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From CurtinX, Curtin University via edX
Instructors Gwyneth Peaty, Katie Ellis, Mike Kent
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Language English
Subjects Personal Development Social Sciences Humanities
Tags Communication Social Sciences Humanities

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Rating Not enough ratings
Length 4 weeks
Effort 3 - 4 hours per week
Starts On Demand (Start anytime)
Cost $139
From CurtinX, Curtin University via edX
Instructors Gwyneth Peaty, Katie Ellis, Mike Kent
Download Videos On all desktop and mobile devices
Language English
Subjects Personal Development Social Sciences Humanities
Tags Communication Social Sciences Humanities

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