2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
    Jul 14, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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COM 350 - Children & Communication

Course unit(s): 1
This course investigates the meanings of media in children’s lives.  It adopts a cultural historical approach to understanding the role of media in children’s cognitive, social, and moral development.  Looking at children’s interactions with media artifacts, it considers how childhood is constituted by the languages and images of media and situates these interactions within the broader political economic context constructing the child consumer.  Children’s media studied include television programs, video and computer games, films, books, toys, and the Internet.



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