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Last updated: 2 June 2020
2021: Two credit points at level 1 including ACI102
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2-hour seminar per week and 1 x 1-hour practical per week
This unit examines how photography, which is famously the medium of record, is increasingly also becoming the medium of exchange and connectivity. We will unpack how photography in the digital age is changing how we record the world we live in, how we experience it and tell stories about ourselves and each other.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Articulate critical engagement and technical proficiency with a relevant photographic medium and refine and redevelop work-in-progress to a professional standard
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO4: Critical thinking
Critically analyse relevant social, cultural, ethical and legal considerations of contemporary documentary photography and apply to individual and collaborative creative practice
GLO8: Global citizenship
Actively contribute to critical debate with peers through the presentation of creative work and participation in constructive feedback in seminars and digital platforms
Collaborate responsibly and professionally to manage strategies for the creative production of a group photographic project
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
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 ACI204 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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