This information is for the 2014 academic year. See information for MDIA 302 in 2015.
MDIA-302 – Television Narrative
|Points:||20||Prerequisites:||As for MDIA 301|
|Faculty:||Humanities & Soc Sc||Corequisites:||None|
|School:||English, Film, Theatre, Media||Restrictions:||None|
This course examines narrative strategies and tendencies in contemporary primetime television programming, both fictional and factual. Applying screen narrative theory and using textual analysis, we will examine what kinds of stories TV tells us and the narrative strategies it uses. Narrative forms to be studied include: series and serial drama, continuing soap opera, scripted (series) comedy, 'reality' game-doc and 'reality' docusoap. 100% internal assessment.
MDIA 302 Student Notes.
Available from vicbooks, Ground Floor Easterfield Building, Kelburn Parade.
1 hour per week tba.
Trimester 2 2014
* indicates instructor is the course coordinator.
|CRN||From/To||Days||Time||Building [Campus]||Room||Instructor||9568||14 Jul – 24 Aug 2014||Tue||1510 - 1700||Cotton [Kelburn]||LT122||Trisha Dunleavy*||8 Sep – 19 Oct 2014||Tue||1510 - 1700||Cotton [Kelburn]||LT122|
Course Outline Information
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