Knowledge and understanding: At the end of the course the student will have to know the fundamentals of the history of the concept of medium and the aesthetics of new media.
Knowledge and capacity for applied understanding: the student will be able to recognize and analyze which aesthetic-perceptive instances underlie the development of new media in the field of contemporary communication; he will be able to understand how the concept of medium/media was born, developed and changed in Western visual culture; he will know how the media and the new audiovisual media have changed human perception and communication.
Autonomy of judgment: the student will develop the ability to collect and interpret data useful for determining independent judgments in the context of studies on the aesthetics of new media.
Communication skills: the student will be able to communicate information, ideas, problems and solutions to specialist and non-specialist interlocutors.
Ability to learn: the student will be able to develop learning skills necessary to autonomously complete further studies in the media and audiovisual fields.