Special Topics in Photomedia University of Tsukuba
Exploring contemporary issues in photomedia, we will examine the characteristics, significance and possibilities of using cameras for research.
You will explore contemporary issues in photomedia through practice-led discussions. Together, we will examine the characteristics, significance and possibilities of using cameras for research.
Generic competences: Ability to use knowledge, Communication ability, International character / Specific competences: Creativity, Comprehension, Problem Solving, Deployment power
Evaluation methods: 1. PDF with all homework tasks (60%) 2. Photo essay exploring one issue discussed (40%) Evaluation criteria: The following are based on the quality, skill, creativity and timeliness of submissions. A+ grade will exceed basic expectations of the learning outcomes. A grade will be higher than basic expectations of the learning outcomes. B grade will meet basic expectation of the learning outcomes. C grade will be lower than the basic expectations of the learning outcomes.
(1) The class will be delivered online (2) Types of online lessons: Simultaneous using MS Teams. (3) Method of distributing lecture materials: MS Teams. (4) Content will be given weekly. Deadlines are weekly. Final assignment will have two weeks. (5) Attendance is collected by weekly submission. Each class explores and discusses a significant image in the history and theory of visual cultureGuidance (remediation)CollaborationTimeStagingIdentityConsequencesInformationResponsibilityRiskNon-photographyYou are expected to complete weekly homework tasks (re-make a photograph to be discussed) and to post their response at least 30 minutes before class.
Online Course Requirement
The issues discussed in this class concern society in every country. Students are expected to contribute to discussions using own experiences and help with any communication/language issues in class.
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