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ACV110 - Texts and Images 1: Ways of Seeing, Reading and Telling Stories

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:P Pound




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Note: Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Through an analysis of language, visual representation, subtexts and contexts, this unit will explore the power and influence of the relationship between texts and images. Students will analyse the construction and decoding of images that have helped shape the twentieth century, with an emphasis on images of globalisation, celebrity and of otherness. As well as researching the history of photography and analysing contemporary theories on visual communications, students will also have the opportunity to construct their own essay engaging images and words.


Research essay 2000 words 40%, Class presentation and features article involving texts and images 30%, Critical review of select readings 30%

Unit Fee Information

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Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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