We know the impact that photographic and digital images can have on us, individually and collectively. When images and words come together to tell a story they can be entertaining, revelatory, breath-taking, and even powerful agents of change. In this unit, you will learn how to create a photo essay, by honing your writing skills and learning how to create, select, and edit photographic and digital images. Putting words and images together, you will identify how to use the photo essay format for professional and creative expression and evaluate how this format and the skills that you have learnt can be applied in the context of Creative Arts and Health.
|Unit name||The Photo Essay: Storytelling with image and text|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Linda Erceg|
|Available as an elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Create, analyse and edit photographic and digital images
- Write captions to complement and interpret photographic images, informed by critical reflective practice
- Create stories using a sequence of photographic and digital images with words
- Critically evaluate creative work, integrating and applying theoretical knowledge within the context of creative arts and health.
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Online learning including discussion boards, practical activities and Zoom tutorials and webinars, with self-directed learning (approx. 8hrs weekly)
|Assessment||Quiz (10%)|Image and Caption (20%)|Photo Essay (50%)|Critical reflection. (20%)|
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Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
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