In this unit, students analyse film, television, and online media texts.  The unit introduces students to some key concepts in reading screen media including genre theory, screen grammar and visual conventions, narrative and structure, television forms and convergent media.

Unit details

Location:
Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
ASN1002

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Analyse and evaluate a range of screen media texts;  
  2. Compare and discuss some key concepts in screen media theory and analysis;  
  3. Articulate the changes in screen media culture; and  
  4. Identify and investigate issues in screen media cultural production.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Review Review screen media text based on focus topics 30%
Report Investigate report on topic chosen from a list 30%
Presentation In class group presentation and analysis of specific questions 40%

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