Core Module Information
Module title: Applied Directing 2

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 60.00
ECTS credit value: 30

Module code: CLP11126
Module leader: Mark Thomson
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Screen and Performance
Prerequisites

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Description of module content:

The aim of this module is to develop practical applications of understanding and knowledge in live theatre production. The module will begin with a placement or case study, which will allow you to examine the professional practice of a company or a theatre artist in depth, and will culminate with a preview performance of your own festival production. You will have individual mentor support, which will underpin your ability to plan, negotiate and lead this project through to completion.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Exercise substantial autonomy in creating professional-level production schedules
LO2: Take significant responsibility for the work of others, demonstrating confidence and leadership.
LO3: Articulate original ideas and a creative vision, and see that vision through to execution in a semi professional environment
LO4: Deal with complex issues and make informed judgments in time-sensitive situations.
LO5:Practice in ways which draw on critical reflection of your own and others’ roles and responsibilities.
LO6: Demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of small-scale theatre production.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
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Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Mark Thomson
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Practical learning (LOs 1-5) will take place in observed rehearsal environments and in one-to-one mentor tutorials. Your festival project will rehearse in both independent and observed sessions, and will be monitored through direct contact throughout with both your individual and with the overall staff project mentors from the BA courses. LOs 5 & 6 will also be developed through mentor support and research, and should demonstrate knowledge and skills gained throughout the first three trimesters of the course.



Formative Assessment:
Formative feedback/assessment will occur through continuous monitoring in observed rehearsals and tutorials and through peer response in rehearsals.

Summative Assessment:
LOs 1 - 5 will be assessed on festival production preview, performed in week 14. LO 6 will be assessed on case-study or placement report submitted in week 8.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Tutorial 25
Independent Learning Guided independent study 575
Total Study Hours600
Expected Total Study Hours for Module600


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Practical Skills Assessment 80 1-4 13 HOURS= 01.10, WORDS= 0
Essay 20 5-6 8 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 80
Component 2 subtotal: 20
Module subtotal: 100

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