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Next Life (FDN107)

Organisational Unit No Specific School
Credit Points 3
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TMD-internal, TSD-internal
KAPLAN-SGP: TMA-internal, TSA-internal
Description Can you remember a time before Google, Facebook, YouTube, mobile phones? Think how previous generations lived. You will soon be the next generation, and technologies not yet invented will affect your life. Will you be prepared for your 'next life' - or left behind? This unit asks: (1) How are interactions with technologies shaping our social and personal lives? (2) How are technologies empowering/disempowering individuals and communities? (3) How is knowledge changing? (4) How is society remaking itself?
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 2 hours per week.
Prerequisites Nil.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
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Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Next Life (MIT) (DFDN107) - as for FDN107 except as follows
Organisational Unit No Specific School
Credit Points 3
Timetabled Learning Activities
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.
Next Life (WACE) (WFDN107) - as for FDN107 except as follows
Organisational Unit No Specific School
Credit Points 0
Timetabled Learning Activities
Appears in these Minors
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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