EDUC6241

Screen Education

10 Units

This course explores critical, media, visual, and digital literacies and develops participants' skills in using digital imaging technologies across multiple screens (such as the cinema, computer, iPad or tablet, and mobile phone screens). It aims to build a thorough knowledge of the pedagogical and production processes involved in the implementation of collaborative digital video production projects within the primary or high school classroom. Practical skills and pedagogical approaches are addressed at a 2-Day residential school.

Faculty Faculty of Education and Arts
School School of Education
Availability Semester 2 - 2015 (WebLearn GradSchool)
Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Knowledge and understanding of critical media literacy, visual literacy, and film grammar;
  2. A capacity to use a range of digital screen technologies;
  3. A capacity for understanding and engaging in the process of filmmaking and film study in the classroom;
  4. A capacity for understanding and engaging in collaborative project based learning approaches.
Content

The following list indicates indicative course content:

  • Frameworks for critical, digital, visual, and screen media literacies
  • Teaching film appreciation and story development (incl. narrative structure, plot elements, and film genre)
  • Teaching film grammar (composition, framing, sequencing, transitions), storyboard development, and cinematography
  • Practical skills in digital video production and non-linear digital video editing using computer, iPad or tablet, and mobile phone technologies
  • Principles for making collaborative project-based learning effective in primary and high school classrooms
Replacing Course(s) This course replaces the following course(s): EDUC6041. Students who have successfully completed EDUC6041 are not eligible to enrol in EDUC6241.
Assessment Items
  • Project: Reading the Screen
  • Project: Producing a Film for the Small Screen
  • Written Assignment: Screen Media Education Reflection Essay
Contact Hours
  • Self-Directed Learning: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
  • Tutorial: for 8 hour(s) per Term (Tutorial is conducted as a two-day residential school.)
Timetable 2015 Course Timetables for EDUC6241

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