RCHUMS 150 - Introduction to Film, Television, and Media
Fall 2022, Section 001
Instruction Mode: Section 001 is  In Person (see other Sections below)
Subject: RC Humanities (RCHUMS)
Department: LSA Residential College
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Details

Credits:
4
Requirements & Distribution:
HU
Lab Fee:
25.00
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
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Description

This course introduces students to different ways of engaging critically with audiovisual media. Students will learn to analyze key aspects of film, television, and digital media, and to develop critical arguments about them that draw on different kinds of evidence.

By the end of the semester, you will know…

  • How to recognize and analyze formal features of film, drawing on the appropriate terminology
  • How to understand the developments and forms of television in relation to social, cultural, technological, and industrial developments
  • How to engage critically with digital culture by viewing online content and video games within frameworks of technology, culture, and ideology
  • How to think about the interaction between media forms and their audiences, spectators, and users
  • How to develop critical arguments about film, television, and media both in writing and in audiovisual form

In short, FTVM 150 is designed to enhance your critical literacy in film, television, and digital media, and your ability to create well-supported analyses and arguments about media and other cultural forms.

Course Requirements:

Two unit tests, short written and audiovisual essays, participation.

Intended Audience:

Any undergraduate student with an interest in developing a better critical understanding of audiovisual cultures.

Class Format:

Two 1.5-hour interactive lecture sessions, one 50-minute discussion section, and one screening session per week.

Schedule

RCHUMS 150 - Introduction to Film, Television, and Media
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001 (LEC)
 In Person
14220
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (LAB)
 In Person
14210
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37
TBA
003 (DIS)
 In Person
14221
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5
Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
004 (DIS)
 In Person
14222
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5
Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM
005 (DIS)
 In Person
14223
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6
Tu 6:00PM - 7:00PM
006 (DIS)
 In Person
14224
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9
Tu 5:00PM - 6:00PM
007 (DIS)
 In Person
14225
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5
Tu 9:00AM - 10:00AM
008 (DIS)
 In Person
14226
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7
Tu 10:00AM - 11:00AM

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