Core Module Information
Module title: Histories 2: Photography

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD08122
Module leader: Alexander Supartono
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography


Description of module content:

Through a series of lectures, seminars and gallery visits you will extend your understanding of contemporary photographic practices from the 1960’s to the present. The impact of technologies, the development of visual literacies and the relevance of historical analysis will be explored. You will further develop your research and critical thinking skills through a review, presentation and an essay.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Explore the range of contemporary photographic practices.
LO2: Consider the relevance of critical readings to photographic histories.
LO3: Review the contextual reception of contemporary photography
LO4: Develop insight into the role of the photograph as cultural artefact.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, Face-to-Face, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: Face-to-Face
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Alexander Supartono
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 18
Face To Face Tutorial 18
Independent Learning Guided independent study 164
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Report 20 3, 4 5 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Oral Presentation 20 1,2 8 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Report 60 1,2,3,4 13 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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