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Special Topics in Screen Studies
Take an advanced approach to the moving image. With the help of your lecturer, you’ll come up with a research question related to an area of film that you’re passionate about. Then, you’ll work to research literature and prepare a response.
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- 31 Aug 2020
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At the completion of this subject students will be able to:
- develop and clarify a research question appropriate to an advanced level of screen study
- survey and evaluate relevant literature and other critical material
- select appropriate research and creative methodologies
- work independently to prepare and synthesise a response to a research question in an appropriate format or medium.
- Forming a research question
- Literature review
- Project development
- Evaluation and reflection
You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:
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Access to video editing software Personal video camera, smartphone with video or equivalent
Students work with a tutor or supervisor to develop a research question related to an area of personal interest, and then work independently to research and prepare a response to that research question.
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- Research Proposal (30%)
- Research Project Early Draft (30%)
- Research Project Final Draft (40%)
Textbooks are not required.