PHOTOGRAPHY: CONCEPTS AND PROCESSES 2

VPA1CP2

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Photography: Concepts and Processes 2 refines the study of study of theory and processes of photography as a personal, expressive, flexible visual medium. Digital and analogue capture and production technologies are investigated to extend your foundation of knowledge and skills to apply to observational photography. Building on the student's capacity as a photographer is supported by individual research and written work investigating historical and contemporary theoretical positions and a variety of expressive modes. Students are encouraged to participate in regular group gallery visits to Melbourne to reflect on how their work is contextualised in the contemporary art field. A DSLR camera is required.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorChristopher Atkins

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites VPA1CP1

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop and demonstrate an understanding of creative arts practice from set and self directed projects.

Activities:
Lecture/ technicial based learning activities. Problem based learning activities. Student directed learning activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Interpret and discuss with peers contemporary and historical artworks, design, concepts, materials and technologies used in specific creative arts disciplines and context of the arts industry.

Activities:
Self and peer group reviews of studio work to inform development of art practice.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

03. Describe and appraise contemporary creative practitioners through reviewing exhibitions in a variety of art galleries on site, online, and in secondary sources.

Activities:
Analyse approaches and document in research journal. Discuss with peers other practitioners# practices.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

04. Identify and develop appropriate skills, and apply to your disciplinary/ interdisciplinary creative art practice.

Activities:
Studio based learning activities. Problem based learning activities. Student directed learning activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)

05. Manage assigned work in timely and sustainable ways.

Activities:
Studio based learning activities. Problem based learning activities. Student directed learning activities.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Atkins

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment 1: Response to Brief Assignment 2: Response to Brief (1400 word equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Essay (700 word) 20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Folio (2000 word equivalent) 50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

Mildura, 2015, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorChristopher Atkins

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Assignment 1: Response to Brief Assignment 2: Response to Brief (1400 word equivalent) 30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Essay (700 word) 20 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Folio (2000 word equivalent) 50 01, 02, 03, 04, 05