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NM2230 - Photography Criticism

Credit points: 3.0
Year: 2017
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

Within the traditions of art criticism, this subject deconstructs photographic works for the purpose of evaluating the structural elements within an image including context, meaning and design. This subject will allow students to develop and articulate thoughtful criticism of photographic images. It is set around criticism activities such as; describing, interpreting, evaluating and theorising. This subject is available to any student using visual forms of communication within disciplines including; creative arts, professional photography, science, journalism and other disciplines requiring the understanding of how images work and function.

Learning Outcomes

  • critically analyse photomedia artefacts;
  • articulate thoughtful criticism of photomedia artefacts;
  • produce a body of photographic work that incorporates concepts associated with photographic criticism theory and practice;
  • develop skills in self directed-learning effectively.
Prerequisites: 12 CP of Level 1 Subjects

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 24-Aug-2017
Coordinator: Dr Janet Marles
Lecturers: Dr Allison Craven, Dr Martin Potter, Dr Marie M'Balla-Ndi, Professor Richard Nile, Assoc. Professor Jennifer Deger, Mr Russell Milledge, Dr Robyn Glade-Wright, Dr Amy Forbes.
Contact hours:
  • 24 hours workshops/Seminars - Two 1.5 days of workshop activities held over two weekends )12 hours per workshop)
  • 15 hours - Online content and set reading tasks
    Assessment: quizzes or tests (25%); presentations (25%); essays (50%).

    External, Study Period 2
    Census Date 24-Aug-2017
    Coordinator: Dr Janet Marles
    Lecturers: Dr Allison Craven, Dr Martin Potter, Dr Marie M'Balla-Ndi, Professor Richard Nile, Assoc. Professor Jennifer Deger, Mr Russell Milledge, Dr Robyn Glade-Wright, Dr Amy Forbes.
    Contact hours:
    • 24 hours lectures - Threaded Discussion - Various online workshop activities
    • 15 hours - Online content and set reading tasks
      Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
      Assessment: quizzes or tests (25%); presentations (25%); essays (50%).

      Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
      Census Date 24-Aug-2017
      Coordinator: Dr Janet Marles
      Lecturers: Dr Allison Craven, Dr Martin Potter, Dr Marie M'Balla-Ndi, Professor Richard Nile, Assoc. Professor Jennifer Deger, Mr Russell Milledge, Dr Robyn Glade-Wright, Dr Amy Forbes.
      Contact hours:
      • 24 hours workshops/Seminars - Two 1.5 days of workshop activities held over two weekends (12 hours per workshop)
      • 15 hours - Online content and set reading tasks
        Assessment: quizzes or tests (25%); presentations (25%); essays (50%).

        Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous curriculum quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject/Module Outline represents the latest official information.