2020 unit information
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Last updated: 5 October 2020
ACM116/ACM134 Screen Practices
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials
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
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
Effectively communicate the use of technique, form and style in film and television programs in oral, written and digital forms
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO5: Problem solving
Undertake and complete a systematic analysis and evaluation of film and television production using the key concepts and principles of the field
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
Assessment 1 - Close Analysis 1
Assessment 2 - Close Analysis 2 and Script or Video Essay
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.
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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