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eSyllabus San Antonio College COMM2366 002 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: Media Communications TACKITT, TERRY ttackitt@alamo.edu Introduction to Film 74055 2 2 Department: Instructor: Phone: Email: OfficeLocation: Course Title: CRN: Lec. Hrs. per wk: Lab. Hrs. per wk: Credit Hours: Emphasis on the analysis of the visual and aural aspects of selected motion pictures, dramatic aspects of narrative films, and historical growth and sociological effect of film as an art. Course Description (e-catalog): Writing Basic Skills Prerequisite: ENGL 0301 Reading Basic Skills Prerequisite: READ 0302 PREREQUISITES, CO-REQUISITES and OTHER REQUIREMENTS: Flashback: Brief History of Film 6th Edition, 2010, Pearson Education Louis Giannetti and Scott Eyman ISBN: 9780205695904 TEXTBOOKS (including ISBN#) and REQUIRED MATERIALS/RECOMMENDED READING: Film as an Art Form; The Study of Film; The Silent Era; Growth of Hollywood; European Cinema; The Studio System; The Sound Era; The Golden Age of Hollywood; WWII and the Post War Years; Film in the Age of TV; Film Today. COURSE CONTENT: Learning Outcome 1: The student will demonstrate an appreciation of film as an art form. Learning Outcome 2: The student will demonstrate an awareness of major social, technological, and economic considerations in the development of film. Learning Outcome 3: The student will demonstrate knowledge of the contributions of contemporary filmmakers. STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES / PERFORMANCE OBJECTIVES: DAILY WORK Reviews and critical analysis of films as seen to date on various elements, and concepts found in text and on FILM READING GUIDE.One weekly evaluation may be omitted with no penalty, any others omitted will result in a zero!!!!!! TESTS Two plus Final Exam, covering textbook, class discussions and screenings. METHODS OF MEASUREMENT (grade requirements): 2/22/2012 Page 1 of 6
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San Antonio College COMM2366 002 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: MAJOR TERM PAPER Critical analysis of an approved film by instructor examining all criteria possible (12-20)pages typed and double spaced. FINAL EXAM Given at scheduled time and will be comprehensive. COMPUTATION OF FINAL GRADE Daily Work (weekly film evaluations) 40% Tests 20% Major Term Paper 20% Final Exam 20% _____ 100% 2/22/2012 Page 2 of 6
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San Antonio College COMM2366 002 2012 Spring Course: Section: Term: STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES: A. Attendance: Effective Spring Term 2010, student absences will be recorded from the first day the class meets. Regular and punctual attendance in all classes and laboratories, day and evening, is required. Students who are absent for any reason should always consult with their instructors. Course syllabi must provide specific information regarding attendance, including, for courses involving the internet, online activity that constitutes “attendance.” Also, both tardiness and early departure from class may be considered forms of absenteeism. In all cases, students will be held responsible for completion of course
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