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221.100 Photography as an Agent of Change (15 credits)

In this studio course students from all disciplines will gain a grounding in photographic technologies and how they can be utilised in contemporary photographic practice. Students will explore the ongoing relationship photography has with social and political issues.

Details Details

  • Year: 2020
  • Mode: Internal
  • Semester: Semester Two full semester
  • Location: Wellington Campus
  • Coordinator: Mr David Cook
  • Subject: Photography
  • College: College of Creative Arts

Online component Details

  • Online component: Course Guide and Administration - Access to an online learning environment is required so students can access the Course Guide, expected learning outcomes and assessment tasks. The online learning environment may also be required to access supplementary study resources and for the electronic submission of assignments. Core study resources will be supplied directly to students. Learn more about Stream, our online learning environment.

Dates

  • Start Date: Monday 20 July, 2020
  • End date: Sunday 15 November, 2020

Withdrawal dates Requirements help

The last day to withdraw from this course:

  • Without financial penalty: Friday 31 July, 2020
  • Without academic penalty: Friday 16 October, 2020

Fees


Course fees for 2020

  • Domestic Students: NZD $862.50 *
  • International Students NZD $4,081.25 *

* This fee information is for estimation purposes only and includes New Zealand Goods and Services Tax. Actual fees payable will be finalised on confirmation of enrolment. The estimate does not include non-tuition fees. To view an estimate showing both tuition and non-tuition fees use the Fees Calculator. These fees only apply to 2020 enrolments. Domestic students may be eligible for free fees in their first year.

Learning outcomes Details

Students who successfully complete this course should be able to:

  1. Display an awareness of the diversity of cultural meaning and world-views within the framework of photography. (Graduate profile: Understanding - Matauranga A1)
  2. Demonstrate intellectual curiosity about a specific area of practice with consideration of ethical issues. (Graduate profile: Autonomy - Mana B2)
  3. Apply exploratory thinking to generate ideas and creative works in response to project challenges. (Graduate profile: Creativity - Toi C1)
  4. Analyse and apply an appropriate photographic approach to the communication of a particular idea (Graduate profile: Virtuosity - Mohio D3)
  5. Source and utilise information in a variety of forms and contexts to support their project. (Graduate profile: Understanding - Matauranga E4)

Please note: Learning Outcomes are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

Assessments Details

During this course, the following assessments will contribute to your final mark.


Assessment Learning outcomes assessed Weighting
1 Creative Compositions 1,2,3,4,5 100.0%

Please note: Assessment weightings are subject to change until the beginning of the semester in which the course is delivered.

* Specific dates for assessments will be finalised in information provided on Stream at the start of the Course.

Textbooks

It is recommended that textbooks are purchased no sooner than 7 weeks prior to the semester start date as textbooks can be subject to change.


  • There are no set texts for this course.

Campus Books stock textbooks and legislation. Current second-hand textbooks are also bought and sold. For more information visit Campus Books

Class timetable

The class timetable displays all available class times for this offering. Once you have enrolled in a course, you can access the student portal and select which of these class times you wish to attend.

Requirement(s): Each student should take 3 hour(s) of Studio class(es) per week. Please sign-up to your preferred studio time via our online portal Stream. This will open closer to the start of semester.

Due to COVID-19, there may be changes to the way courses are taught. During Semester 2, 2020 students will have a blended learning experience, with increased online learning opportunities, alongside some face-to-face teaching for internal students.

Class timetables for our courses may also change. An updated class timetable will be available on 1 July 2020.
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Studio (All students)
Tuesday 13:00 - 16:00

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