SCREEN + SOUND PERFORMANCE

MSS2PER

2016

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will investigate what makes screen and sound performance distinct from live perfomance. Students will do critical and creative projects on topics such as: performing for large and small screens; the close-up and the face; action bodies and embodied voices; stars, fans and the plastic self; TV audiences as performers in talent, quiz and reality shows; human voice-overs and non-human characters in animation; the affective voice in radio and sound plays; indigenous and national performance styles; performing the self in social media.

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 subjects CST2CAC, CST3CAC & MSS3PER

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Capacity to characterise and compare different types of screen and sound performance

Activities:
Tutorial exercises analysing a range of screen and sound performances
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

02. Ability to apply related concepts from performance theory to the critique of specific texts

Activities:
Tutorial summaries of key concepts covered in lectures and readings; essay on selected sceen and sound performance demonstrating grasp of related concepts
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Writing (Writing)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Speaking (Speaking)

03. Capacity to research, develop, present and evaluate a group project

Activities:
Contribute to a group project requiring research and development, presentation, class feedback and evaluation
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Speaking (Speaking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2016, Winter semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorFelicity Collins

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 27 - 28
Three 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
"10.00 am - 12.00 noon; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday"

WorkShop Week: 27 - 28
Three 3.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 27 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
"1.00 - 4.00 pm; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday"

Seminar Week: 28 - 28
One 5.0 hours seminar per day on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 28 and delivered via blended.
"10.00 am - 3.00 pm; Friday 8/7"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
one 1,750-word short answer tutorial exercises (Online)40 01
one 2000 - word equivalence research project60 02, 03