Narrative and Immersive Media

ORG MP510 - Narrative and Immersive Media

Credits: 3

Storytelling is a fundamental method of human communication. This course will look at the fundamentals of story from cultural, narrative, and neuropsychological perspectives. Students will have the opportunity to identify and analyze the narratives of different media applications and understand how to develop and apply narrative. The course will include identifying audience attributes, evaluating media affordances that support narratives, and understanding the differences among cross media and transmedia applications. Students will examine narrative media in the context of immersion, presence, and engagement. Open only to students in the master’s program in Media Psychology or by instructor approval.