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Module Visuality Academic Year 2010/2011 Tutor Hours per week 4 (1 +3) 56 Hours per semester

Module

 

Visuality

Academic Year

 

2010/2011

Tutor

 

Hours per week

4

(1 +3)

 

56

Hours per semester Semester

I

Credits

5

   

Core

Core/optional Teaching methodology

Teaching and learning will be based on lectures, seminars, small group activities and one-to-one tutorials. It will be developed around case study materials; work in the library, discussions and research

Students will also be supported to locate relevant books, periodicals and other relevant material within the school’s library (and within The National Library) and critically evaluate a range of literature and other sources appropriate and relevant to academic study, to think critically and analytically.

Assesment

There are two assessments for this module: an essay (week 8) and a portofolio presented at the end of the module

Pathway/programme

Media arts - digital journalism

Media arts - video production

Media arts - scriptwriting

Aims and objectives: This module will introduce students to the concept of visuality and provide a basic kit of ideas and methods which have been used in visual arts. The module will enable students to gain practical knwoledge as well as knowldege of the history and theories of art and design. Students will study a range of methods of analysing images and examine the structural and expressive qualities of particular example of art, graphic imagery, illustraion, photographs, advertising and other visual forms.

Outcomes: On completion of this module students will be able to:

  • - analyse visual forms and demosntrate awareness of the context in which they gain meaning and value

  • - apply theory in the analysis and evaluation of visual forms

  • - to make effective use of scholarly conventions in written work and present a portofolio which meets the appropriate stanrads of presentation

  • - create their own protofolio of work during the seminars and workshops in classroom

Content of the module

     

METHODOLOGY

ESSENTIAL

WEEK

DATE

LECTURE/SEMINAR

USED

READING

1.

 

Introduction to the module

Lecture

M.Sturken and

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L.Cartwright, (2001) Practices of Looking: an Introduction to Visual Culture, Oxford: Oxford University Press Decoding visual
       

L.Cartwright, (2001)

Practices of Looking:

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

Decoding visual images

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

2.

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

Media and methods: Contour drawing

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

3.

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

Assessment focus week

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

4.

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

Composition

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

5.

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

On colour

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

6.

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

The dynamics of visual form

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

7

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

8

 

Student Presentations/discussions

   
   

Perspective

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

9.

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

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Collage M.Sturken and L.Cartwright, (2001) Practices of Looking: 10 Lecture/workshop an Introduction to Visual Culture, Oxford:
   

Collage

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

10

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to

Visual Culture,

   

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

On expression and expressionism

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

11

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

Caricature and expression exercise

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

12

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

   

Realism

 

M.Sturken and

L.Cartwright, (2001)

 

Practices of Looking:

13

Lecture/workshop

an Introduction to Visual Culture,

Oxford: Oxford

University Press

14

 

Evaluation

   

E-mail: info@akademiaevolucion.com; www.akademiaevolucion.com Tel: +381 (0) 38 248 600; +377 (0) 44 396 030 adresa: Rr. Rexhep Mala, Nr.: 27, Prishtinë 10000, Kosovë