- Code SCRN1001
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
- ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
- Course subject Screen Studies
- Areas of interest Cultural Studies, Digital Arts, IT in New Media, Digital Humanities, Film
- Academic career UGRD
- Dr Katharina Bonzel
- Mode of delivery In Person
First Semester 2022
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This course is intended as an introduction to the history and aesthetics of screen studies, as well as a primer for screen media analysis. Building on an acquired understanding of the elements of film, television, digital and other media techniques, students will address questions of narrative, sound, spectatorship, and a consideration of the screen as a site of social and cultural contact. Developments in screen studies will be contextualised within the current stage of the digital revolution.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- undertake comprehensive analysis of various screen media;
- evaluate and critically discuss screen texts as social and cultural documents;
- employ discipline-specific terminology and visual analysis techniques to analyse screen texts and their context; and
- present ideas on screen history and theory in a clear written format.
- Exercise in close scene analysis (750-1000 words) (20) [LO 1,3]
- Short research essay (1250 words) (25) [LO 1,2,4]
- Final examination, 2 hours (35) [LO 1,2,3,4]
- Weekly quizzes (10%) (10) [LO 1,3]
- Participation (10) [LO 1,2,3]
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Workload130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 60 hours of contact over 12 weeks: 24 hours of lectures, 12 hours of tutorials, and 24 hours of film screening; and
b) 70 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Students will be informed of prescribed text/s via Wattle.
Students will be informed of prescribed text/s via Wattle. Any additional readings will be supplied on Wattle.
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