SCREEN + SOUND 2

MSS2SSB

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students explore the impact of screen and sound texts on film spectators, television viewers, and online browsers. You will draw on key concepts from spectatorship theory to explore identification, empathy, affect, projection and embodiment in different screen and sound environments. You will undertake a research project and a group presentations to develop conceptual thinking and teamwork.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first-year level subjects in Media: screen + sound or Media Studies or Cinema Studies

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Ability to apply key concepts to screen and sound texts

Activities:
Tutorial exercises applying key concepts. Close written analysis of a screen and sound text, comparing key concepts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)

02. Ability to conduct research and write a report

Activities:
Reinforcement of reading, research and critical thinking through theme-based research
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

03. Ability to work in teams on a group presentation

Activities:
Group development of a theme-based research project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

04. Capacity to present a research project using screen and sound applications

Activities:
Group presentation of theme-based research project in audio-visual form for class feedback and evaulation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 2000-word equivalent research project60 02, 03, 04
One 1,750-word short answer quizquestions online40 01