Wilfrid Laurier University Undergraduate Academic Calendar - 2011/2012
Canadian Excellence

Reading Media
0.5 Credit

This course provides an introduction to media semiotics, teaching students skills in the practical criticism of major contemporary media forms that may include print, pictoral media, radio, video and new media. The course concentrates primarily on the “rhetorics” of visual and video media, giving students the ability to think and speak more rigorously about the way media works in contemporary contexts.