Course Schedule - Spring Semester 2019

     

ENGL 273 001 (CRN: 25673)

MEDICINE AND MEDIA

Long Title: MEDICINE AND MEDIA
Department: English
Instructor: Ostherr, Kirsten A.
Meeting: 10:50AM - 12:05PM TR HRG 100 (7-JAN-2019 - 19-APR-2019) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Lecture/Laboratory
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
Must be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Undergraduate Professional
Visiting Undergraduate
Undergraduate
Section Max Enrollment: 60
Section Enrolled: 47
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 60
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 48
Enrollment data as of: 15-DEC-2019 3:12PM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
Final Exam Time:
25-APR-2019  
9:00AM - 12:00PM R TBA TBA
 
Description: An interdisciplinary exploration of the role of imaging technologies in the practice of medicine, and the role of mass media in shaping our understandings of the body, health, and disease. This course examines visual media structure "ways of seeing" for physicians and for the public. Emphasis will be placed on developing media literacy skills.