Textbook: gasher, mike, david skinner and rowland lorimer (2016) mass. Media studies is a vast field and this course will serve as an introduction to the field. Students will be provided an opportunity to familiarize themselves with utsc"s resources. Utsc blackboard will be vital to be successful in course. Old technology is still relevant in today"s society. Weboption is available for this course for 14 days after delivery of lecture. It is vital to keep up with lectures and readings. There is a discussion forum on utsc blackboard. Office hours is mondays at 3:00p. m. to 5:30 p. m. in aa327. Mutual respect must be exercised both in class and online. Phones must be put away during class. Do not plagiarize or cheat under any circumstances. Technical issues are not a reason for submitting assignments late. 3 quizzes worth 5% each for a total of 15% Quizzes are 5 questions worth 1 mark each.