Core Module Information
Module title: The Image and The Archive

SCQF level: 09:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LMD09145
Module leader: Emile Shemilt
School School of Arts and Creative Industries
Subject area group: Art Design and Photography
Prerequisites

."Please be aware that priority will always be given to those students that come from a University where an exchange agreement is in place and that these modules are typically for students who have previously studied Photography.
Photography modules require a portfolio to be submitted with your application (preferably providing a link to your work online or memory stick with your application).
If you have selected ANY Photography (LMD) modules on your application, please email your portfolio Prior to submitting to C.McFarlane@Napier.ac.uk. WE WILL NOT CONSIDER ANY APPLICANT FOR ANY LMD MODULES UNTIL WE'VE RECEIVED THEIR PORTFOLIO FIRST. IF PORTFOLIO NOT SUBMITTED, THIS CAUSES MASSIVE DELAYS PROCESSING/ACCEPTING APPLICANTS "

Description of module content:

Through a series of lectures, site visits and seminars you will examine the production, reception and socio-cultural use of the archive, reflecting on the development of the archive as collection and repository of knowledge. You will research and present an essay on a key aspect of your chosen archive. This will inform your decision making in the curating, creation and/or appropriation of a body of work to exist within the context of an archive.

Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to:
LO1: Examine the relationship between the photographic image and the archive.
LO2: Critically reflect on the function and purposes of the archive.
LO3: Critically reflect on your chosen archive/s.
LO4: Demonstrate knowledge through a body of work informed by your research.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2022/3, Trimester 1, 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: Emile Shemilt
Module Organiser:


Learning, Teaching and Assessment (LTA) Approach:
Learning & Teaching methods including their alignment to LOs:
In this module you will acquire an understanding of the systems and methodologies of the archive in relation to photography. This will be through lectures, external visits and seminars relating to the key areas of investigation within the module (LOs 1,2,3), You will be encouraged to access, examine and explore archives - both actual and virtual. Individual and group tutorials will provide formative feedback in the development of your essay and your practical project (LO 1,2,3,4).

Embedding of employability/PDP/Scholarship Skills
With this module you will develop effective networking, enquiry and research skills outside of the institution to progress individual learning activities. You are encouraged to source, access and explore archive/s locally as well as internationally. The archive is a key area in terms of understanding context and use of images as well as potential area of employment.

Assessment (formative or summative)
In this module you will complete two summative assessments, in the form of an essay (LO 1, 2 , 3) and a project (LO 1, 2, 3, 4). Summative assessments will be evaluated on the quality of research, articulation, formatting, referencing, and overall presentation. Throughout the module you will be encouraged to document and record your creative and professional process through workbooks, diaries and blogs (LO 1, 2, 3). Formative feedback will be given as appropriate to support the development of your essay and project submissions in seminars and tutorials (LO1, 2, 3, 4).

Research / teaching linkages
Staff research interests and specialist visiting lecturers will inform the teaching of this module. The integration of research within the module will encourage you to develop your reflective critical thinking and creative image making to an appropriate professional level, enabling you to convey ideas written and visual.

Supporting equality and diversity
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Formative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Summative Assessment:
The University is currently undertaking work to improve the quality of information provided on methods of assessment and feedback. Please refer to the section on Learning and Teaching Approaches above for further information about this module’s learning, teaching and assessment practices, including formative and summative approaches.

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 12
Face To Face Tutorial 28
Independent Learning Guided independent study 160
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200


Assessment
Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 1,2,3 10 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Portfolio 50 1,2,3,4 14/15 HOURS= 0, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
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