Peter Ride is Senior Research Fellow at the University of Westminster and Director of the Centre for Arts Research, Technology and Education (CARTE). Andrew Dewdney is Professor of Media Education and Head of the Department of Arts, Media and English at London South Bank University.The "New Media Handbook" is a comprehensive and detailed introduction to the theories and practices of the new media industry.
The authors explain the uses of new media in relation to existing media practices and cultural contexts such as photography, contemporary visual and performing arts, literature, film, television and print as well as providing detailed explanations of the "language of definitions." The "New Media Handbook" combines theoretical and organizational frameworks for studying new media with examples of how the industry works in practice. Structured around new media artefact, their producers and production, the book considers the training and education of the new media practitioner taking into account the differentiation of knowledge and skills between so-called "creatives" and technicians. "T"he "New" "Media Handbook" includes: - interviews with new media practitioners - case studies, - examples and illustrations - Glossary
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