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ACF106 - Screen Practices

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2020 unit information

Important Update:

Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of trimester.

Last updated: 5 October 2020

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit Chair:Trimester 2: Sian Mitchell
Trimester 3: Simon Wilmot
Previously:

ACM116/ACM134 Screen Practices

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ACM116

Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud:

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials

Content

This unit examines the issues and practices associated with film and video production. It explores the ways in which film and video production practices have developed from their historical traditions to their contemporary practices. Topics to be addressed in this unit includes: film and video histories; forms, genres, narrative, documentary and experimental practices in relation to mise-en-scene, cinematography, editing and sound.

 

These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit

At the completion of this unit, successful students can:

Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

ULO1

Deconstruct films and television programs to identify and explain the use of film and television production techniques, form and style

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO2

Deconstruct films and television programs to identify and explain the use of film and television post-production techniques, form and style

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO4: Critical thinking

ULO3

Effectively communicate the use of technique, form and style in film and television programs in oral, written and digital forms

GLO2: Communication

GLO3: Digital literacy

GLO5: Problem solving

ULO4

Undertake and complete a systematic analysis and evaluation of film and television production using the key concepts and principles of the field

GLO4: Critical thinking

GLO6: Self-management

These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year

Assessment

Trimester 2:
Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week

Assessment 1 - Close Analysis 1

2000 words or equivalent 50% Information not yet available

Assessment 2 - Close Analysis 2 and Script or Video Essay

2000 words or equivalent 50% Information not yet available

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link ACF106
Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list.

Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.

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