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.
|Unit name||The Photo Essay: An Introduction|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Dr. Linda Erceg
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Create, select and edit photographic images
- Write expressive, concise, and effective captions
- Create compelling stories using a sequence of photographic images and words
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
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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.
Task 1: Participation Hurdle (online quiz) (10%)
Task 2: Image Analysis (40%)
Task 3: Photo Essay (50%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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