Courses & Units

The Photo Essay: An Introduction HEJ001

Hobart

Note:

This unit is fully online and is only available for enrolment through the College of Arts, Law and Education online registration process:

Website: The Photo Essay

Contact: ASC.Contact@utas.edu.au / +61 3 6226 6365

Actual Dates: 4 June - 27 July 2018.

Introduction

We know the impact that photographic images can have on us, individually and collectively. When images and words come together to tell a story they can be entertaining, revelatory, breathtaking and even powerful agents of change.  In this unit, you will work with media professionals to learn the basics of creating a photo essay.  During the unit you will hone your writing skills and learn how to create, select, and edit photographic images.  Putting words and images together, you will learn how to use the photo essay format for personal, professional, or creative expression.

Summary

Unit name The Photo Essay: An Introduction
Unit code HEJ001
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law & Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts|Journalism, Media and Communications
Teaching staff

Dr Linda Erceg and Dr Erin Hawley, Media and Creative Arts staff

Level Foundation
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Winter school Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Winter school 4/6/2018 13/6/2018 25/6/2018 15/7/2018

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Fees

Partial HECS Scholarships may be available for eligible domestic students who study this unit as part of the Diploma of Family History in 2018.

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2018: $805.00 2018: $2,284.00 100303

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Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online. Students should expect to spend 4-6 hours weekly. This includes engaging with the content pages, completing practical and research activities and working on their three assignments.

Assessment

Three assignments (Ungraded pass/fail only):

1. Participation Hurdle (online quiz) (10%),

2. Image Analysis (40%) and

3. Photo Essay (50%).

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Textbooks

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