PERF06051 2013 Digital Media for Performing Arts 1

General Details

Full Title
Digital Media for Performing Arts 1
Transcript Title
DIGITAL MEDIA 1
Code
PERF06051
Attendance
N/A %
Subject Area
PERF - Performing Arts
Department
COMP - Computing & Creative Practices
Level
06 - NFQ Level 6
Credit
05 - 05 Credits
Duration
Semester
Fee
Start Term
2013 - Full Academic Year 2013-14
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Author(s)
Adrian Durcan, Rhona Trench, Tom Weir
Programme Membership
SG_APERF_H08 201300 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts SG_HWRIT_H08 201700 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Writing and Literature SG_APERA_B07 201700 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Acting) SG_APERT_B07 201700 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Theatre Design) SG_APERF_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Performing Arts SG_GPERF_B07 201900 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Acting) SG_APERF_B07 201900 Bachelor of Arts in Performing Arts (Theatre Design)
Description

This is an introduction to digital media and its developing role in all aspects of creativity.  The students will learn the history and evolution of digital media, in particular focusing on the impact it has upon the creative industries.  The students are introduced to basic skills in both the productive and creative uses of technology.  They will learn how best to utilise the College resources as well as the internet in their research and practice.   Practical workshops in digital photography is introduced and the students are expected to produce a range of work and commence participation in various online communities. 

 

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;

1.

understand the role of digital technology in the evolution of culture.

2.

apply basic skills in the correction and manipulation of digital photography.

3.

research effectively online and use the College resources appropriately.

4.

Demonstrate the ability to present using Powerpoint.

5.

Demonstrate facility in managing and sharing projects and associated information.

Indicative Syllabus

What are the key characteristics of digital culture? How has digital culture spread and developed?

What are good and effective strategies for researching online?  How best to manage your information flow. 

The students will learn some introductory photographic techniques and image manipulation.

The students will be introduced to presenting using Powerpoint in a creative and interesting way.

The students will be introduced to being productive using various software tools.

Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Assignment Group project presentations Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
2 Assignment Digital Photography Presentation 1 Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
3 Assignment Digital Photography Presentation 2 Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 1,2,3,4,5
4 Assignment Project marketing materials Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % OnGoing 2,3,4,5
5 Continuous Assessment Group Project Delivery Continuous Assessment UNKNOWN 20 % End of Year 3,4,5

Full Time Mode Workload


Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Laboratory Practical Computer Laboratory Workshops and tutorials 2 Weekly 2.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Module Resources

Non ISBN Literary Resources

The Photographers Eye, Michael Freeman, ILEX, 2007

CS4 for Digital Photographers, Scott Kelby, New Riders, 2008

Other Resources

None

Additional Information
None