This intermediate elective in English aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills to develop theoretically informed arguments in response to screen texts and genres. Students will explore key approaches and methodologies for analysing films and/or television series, develop an appreciation of the history of storytelling on screen, and enhance their ability to read screen texts contextually. The assessment tasks in this unit focus on: key concepts and techniques for close textual analysis in screen studies; effective oral presentation in an academic context; and writing research essays.
|Unit name||Reading the Screen|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Humanities
Dr Lisa Fletcher
Dr Lisa Fletcher
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
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25 points at introductory level in any discipline in any faculty
Five contact hours fortnightly (13 weeks)
1,500-word shot-by-shot analysis (25%); Oral presentation (25%); 2,500-word research essay (50%)
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