ACF104 - Screening History
2023 unit information
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Unit Chair:||Trimester 1: Sian Mitchell|
|Typical study commitment:|
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus:|
1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour screening per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online:|
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including: 1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hours screening per week, 1 x 1-hour seminar per week equivalent
This course introduces students to the history of screen culture. It highlights the interests that today shape the ways we interpret and understand our shared cinematic past. Topics explored include early cinema, film genres, feminist film, queer cinema, experimental film and transmedia. We use seminal films to explore these topics.
|ULO||These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can:||Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes|
Students will be able to give an account of the development of cinema; Students will be able to give a critical assessment of one or two film movements; and
Students will be able to understand basic critical approaches developed within Film Studies
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO4: Critical thinking
|Assessment Description||Student output||Grading and weighting |
(% total mark for unit)
|Indicative due week|
|Assessment 1 - A presentation task||1600 words or equivalent||40%||Information not yet available|
|Assessment 2 - Online quiz 2 parts/sessions||800 words or equivalent||20%||Information not yet available|
|Assessment 3 - Final essay||1600 words or equivalent||40%||Information not yet available|
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via ACF104.
Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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