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- Genres & formats
- National Models
- Where does it come from?
- New production structures
- New Paradigm: The Writer's medium
- New American drama
- New UK and Australian Drama
- New Screens
- Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
- Embedded Multimedia
- Online assignment submission
- Podcasting/Leacture capture
- Standard Media
- Streaming Multimedia
- Web links
- Resources and Links
- Online Assessment
- Audio-Video streaming
- Printable format materials
Note: Level 2 subjects normally assume an introductory level of prior knowledge in this area, e.g. from studying related Level 1 subjects or other relevant experience.
No special requirements
Introduction to the history, theory and analysis of television drama including the development of format, genres and themes, industry structures and process, with an emphasis on understanding the changing production landscape.
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- Assignment 1 - Essay (30%)
- Assignment 2 - Short Presentation (30%)
- Assignment 3 - Research Report (40%)
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