The course is included in these curricula and study modules

The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2019-08-01 to 2019-10-27)
  • 2 (2019-10-28 to 2019-12-31)
  • 3 (2020-01-01 to 2020-03-22)

Level/category

Extension studies

Teaching language

Swedish

Type of course

Optional

Cycle/level of course

First

Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to deepen the understanding of documentary film.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to know the history of documentary film and the central trends and developments in the genre today.

Course contents

The student chooses two out of three books from the litterature and then takes a test on one of the issued dates OR via distance from home. The student HAVE TO inform jan.nals@arcada.fi which two books she chooses. Due to the exceptional situation created by the Coronavirus and the closing of the University, the course has been altered. The course will be conducted as distance learning, and includes literature and documentary film screenings. Detailed information can be had from the examinator Jan Nåls / jan.nals@arcada.fi

Previous course names

None

Recommended or required reading

Barnouw, Erik (1993) Documentary - a history of the non-fiction film New York: Oxford University Press Austin, Thomas & de Jong, Wilma (ed.) (2008) Rethinking Documentary ? New Perspectives, New Practises Glasgow: McGraw-Hill Rabiger, Michael: (1998): Directing the Documentary Oxford: Focal Press

Study activities

Individual studies - 133 hours

Workload

  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

Exams (written-, oral-, home-)

Assessment requirements

A passed exam

Teacher

Nåls Jan

Examiner

Nåls Jan

Home page of the course

https://arcada.itslearning.com/

Group size

No limit (5 students enrolled)

Assignments valid until

Until further notice

The timetable of the course

För information kontakta Jan Nåls / jan.nals@arcada.fi. Observera att kursen inte har en öppen anmälningsperiod. Intresse att delta i kursen anmäls per epost till kursens examinator.

Course enrolment period

2019-08-12 to 2019-09-08

Assessment methods

Date of examination will be announced later - Exams

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