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Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
- demonstrate knowledge of a range of screen media, genres and techniques;
- demonstrate understanding of, and ability to apply, critical terms and approaches for analysing screen representations in their cultural contexts;
- gather and evaluate information through structured research to inform screen analysis; and
- communicate ideas and arguments coherently, using appropriate disciplinary forms and conventions of academic writing.
- Topics will be available to enrolled students in the subjects Learning Management System site approximately one week prior to the commencement of the teaching period.
Candidature in Diploma in Arts
- EquipmentDetails - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
- SoftwareDetails - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
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Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.
Taking as its starting point the prevalence of diverse media in everyday life, this subject focuses mainly on screen media. It explores the creative language of film and television and introduces a range of terms for studying genres and the art of storytelling in audio-visual media. Case studies may include the art of short film, feature film and documentary, and the changing content and ways of watching television. The subject provides a foundation of methods and skills for researching and studying screen media in varied forms and contexts.
Assessment 1 Online Quizzes: 500 (equivalent) words. Relates to Learning Outcome 1 Assessment 2 Screen Analysis Exercise: 1500 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-3 Assessment 3 Essay: 2000 words. Relates to Learning Outcomes 1-4
- Two online quizzes (10%)
- Screen Analysis Exercise (40%)
Check the learning management system (LMS) of your university for textbook details.