PHOTO 10 • New Media & Social Change Course – West Valley College

New Course in the Photography Department!

New Media & Social Change
Photo 10

West Valley College
Fall 2011 (starts Aug.30th) – Tues/Thurs. 9:20-10:55am

For the African Library Project - Kanye, Botswana - by Lesley Louden

• Transferable Elective for GE Requirement
• Satisfies West Valley College Cultural Diversity Requirement for an Associates Degree in Arts & Sciences

Course Description:
This course investigates how web-based technologies, internet multi-media, and photography have assisted in causing social change around the world through images.  We will explore evidence of social change through significant historical photographic images by photographers from various backgrounds that helped changed the world.  This will give us social and political context for discovering and predicting New Media for social change.  A Critical analysis of shifting perceptions and expectations regarding race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, cultural identity and ethnicity in contemporary web-based visual media will be examined.  Course projects will include the investigation of current new media as well as the creation of your own new, new media, after photography.

  • Social documentary photography
  • Multi-media documentaries
  • Contemporary art photography
  • Ethnographic photography
  • Photojournalism
  • Social media
  • Blogs

REGISTER HERE: http://westvalley.edu/admissions/apply.html
** 13432 TTH 9:20AM – 10:45AM L Louden ROOM: LA 43  – 3 Units
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PHOTO 010 NEW MEDIA AND SOCIAL CHANGE
http://westvalley.edu/schedule/fall.html#P

This course investigates how web-based technologies, internet multi-media, and photography have assisted in causing social change. Transfer: CSU

13432 TTH 9:20AM – 10:45AM L Louden LA 43 3.00

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