ALL708 - The Picture Book: Reading and Writing
2020 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
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||
Burwood Campus: 1 x 3-hour seminar in weeks 1, 3, 5, 7, 9, 11
|Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)||
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2-hour seminar equivalent
Students will study the picture-book from an aesthetic and semiotic perspective, considering the ways in which visual and verbal text interact to produce various kinds of meaning. Nineteenth and early twentieth-century illustrated books are discussed in relation to their artistic and literary contexts, leading to a focus on recent and contemporary picture books. Students will be given the option of writing a picture-book text and will receive instruction in this form of writing.
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