Lindsays Mindmap DCD 231 : (Module 5 (Virtual reality (Immerse oneself in…
Lindsays Mindmap DCD 231 :
Daniel Chandler explains what the gaze really is.
‘The gaze’ sometimes is referred to the look
Social shaping technology
Idea that language and structures limit and determine human knowledge.
gaze of the viewer at an image of a person
: gaze of the viewer at an image of a person
look of the camera:
The directors gaze
Processes such as categorization, memory, and perception
Film analysis and approaches
levels of meaning
refers directly to things that happen in the plot
moral of the story
: broad context
types of approaches
looks at the structure and form of film
examines how a film represents reality
analysis considers the film as part of a broader context
The medium is the message
The world is viewed as a community in which distance and isolation have been dramatically reduced by electronic media
What is New Media?
Broad term in media studies that emerged in the latter part of the 20th century. Mass communication using digital technology.
Social & Tectal
New media & Higher education
Online classes benefits & Drawbacks
Lower the price
Online classes are beginning to grow at Universities
Forget or do assignments
Not retaining knowledge
Challenges Universities with access to massive open online courses
Social networks build relationships allowing others to connect through a digital world
Mark Zuckerberg created the social network know today as Facebook
Social debate (Rosen and Hampton)
Thoughts and reasonings on whether technology is making people become more or less social
Rosen believes that technology is making people less sociable disconnecting us from the real world
Hampton believes technology is making society more social
The internet debate
Shirky, Carr, and Poundstone debate whether the internet is making us smarter, dumber, or causing ignorance.
Poundstone believes the internet is making us Ignorant
Shirky argues that the internet makes people smarter
Carr thinks the internet makes us lose focus
Bored & Brilliant
Mind wandering the capacity to think in all our surroundings
What is a video game?
Games, Learning, & Literacy
(James Paul Gee)
Video game tempts us to solve the problems and get to the end verse forced learning something that we don't want to learn
Retailers & companies
Immerse oneself in a video game allowing to make anything someone wants the way they want it
Types of VR
Extend the human mind and senses one's body using a digital device.
Volent media causes effects such as aggression, desensitization, and fear
since all media consumers are not violent, but some are based on the certain types of game
Google knowing is so normal that not using it would seem to be out of the ordinary.
Google-Knowing helps describe how we acquire information and knowledge via the testimony machine of the internet
Philosopher and founding figure of the Enlightenment
The digital divide
The social divide
The use of technology has redefined ourselves in such a way that our immediate sensory perceptions and relationships are diminished.
Connected but alone
people in society have the urge to check their phones to try and stay connect.
Scientist who talks about the importance of understanding how to use technology in the future
Discuss the private and public institutions among the digital world.
Created "Park Now" app