Knowledge: after following this course the student has:
- In depth knowledge of the topic chosen for this module
- Insight in the relation between the topic chosen and the online culture
Skills: after following this course the student is able to:
Independently read and review scholarly articles and/or book chapters related to a specific topic.
By writing a DIGGIT article students are challenged to speak out in the public sphere and to communicate their insights to a broader public.
In this self-study module students study in depth a topic related to the ‘online culture’. After reading the compulsory literature they write a literature review and a DIGGIT article and discuss this review with the supervisor. For the literature and the description of the assignment: contact the supervisor mentioned below.
Choose one of the following topics
- Digital memorials and personhood (supervisor: Martin Hoondert)
- UX Ethnography and the design of online (language) learning resources (supervisor: Max Spotti)
- Transformations of reading in the information age: close reading & hyperreading in experimental/electronic literature (supervisor: Inge van de Ven)
- E-ritual (supervisor: Suzanne van der Beek)
- Gender performance in music videos (supervisor: Suzanne van der Beek)
- Children coping with death (supervisor: Laurie Faro)
- Artistic and literary interruptions in contemporary media culture (supervisor: Sander Bax)
- Chronotopes and the online- offline nexus (supervisor: Jan Blommaert)
- Fiction (digital, fan) & Fake (supervisor: Odile Heynders)