Undergraduate Course: Design & Screen Cultures 2: Visual Narratives (DESI08056)
|School||Edinburgh College of Art
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 8 (Year 2 Undergraduate)
||Availability||Not available to visiting students
|Summary||Students will have the opportunity to explore critical and contemporary debates used in the study of visual and material culture
The Design & Screen Cultures 2: Visual Narratives course is designed to help you explore and develop your sense of visual narrative in a wider context. The course will begin with an overview of some of the key theories of visual narrative and look at a broad range of examples to help you consider how images and spaces can tell stories with or without accompanying words. Narrative perspectives of the maker, the audience and visual form itself will be examined to aid your understanding of the visual culture around you, and your role as a maker in its creation.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Not available to visiting students (SS1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 10,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 10,
Formative Assessment Hours 6,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
Assessment is by submission of written work throughout the course with summative feedback at each point of submission
||Formative assessment is provided at the mid-point of the academic year. There is also continual formative feedback and feed forward throughout the academic year during group sessions and through peer group work.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- RESEARCH: Use a variety of appropriate research approaches to show an understanding of visual images, artefacts, built environments and texts.
- ANALYSE: Demonstrate detailed knowledge of and critically engage with the main theories of cultural production.
- COMMUNICATE: Show initiative in managing and communicating your work through appropriate responses.
|Specific bibliography will be determined by tutors and uploaded to Learn|
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
||Explore various forms of researching, creative problem solving and decision making, editing, communicating.
|Course organiser||Dr Nichola Dobson
Tel: (0131 6)51 5713
|Course secretary||Miss Karolina Mazur
Tel: (0131 6)51 5712