Course Title: Experimental Video

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Experimental Video

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2225

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2006,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015

Course Coordinator: Chris Henschke

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 0362

Course Coordinator Email:chris.henschke@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will explore alternative forms of video production - applying an imaginative approach to cinema. You will experiment with both production and post-production methodologies.

You will be challenged with new ideas arising from the theories of contemporary and historical experimental video making and video installation.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe experimental methods of video creation.
  • Identify and analyse visual and conceptual influences within experimental video works.
  • Develop and implement narrative and abstract forms of video making.
  • Apply video making techniques across a variety of production platforms.


This is an elective, which will complement the learning outcomes you are developing in your program.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be engaged in learning that involves a range of activities both face-to-face and online such as workshops, tutorials, group and class discussion, class activities and individual research.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Animation and Interactive Media students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/digitalmediagamesandanimation.

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing  and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include projects, assignments, critiques, reports and presentations, individually and/or in groups. Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning. You will be able to develop your work in relation to your own specific areas of interest in your professional practice.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic#assessment