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and socialist realism. It will look specifically at the relationship between German Expressionism and the growth of fascism, the emergence of neo-realism and the early period of Hollywood and its ideologies and its perpetuation of the star system. As an entry into European modernism, it will look at the importance of cinema in the shaping of European nationalisms.
FILM3102 Post-Production Editing and Sound Prerequisite: FILM2115 Creative Arts - Moving Picture Arts This course examines the theoretical, technical and artistic aspects of editing digital video and audio. It emphasizes editing as an art and a vehicle for effective communication and development of story ideas. Students explore a variety of editing styles and techniques.
FILM3105 Directing Prerequisite: FILM2115 Creative Arts - Moving Picture Arts This course examines the work of the director in film and digital media, focusing on the development of aesthetic values, cinematic languages and advanced interpretative cinematographic skills. It focuses on directorial decision-making, visual storytelling, plot development, scene continuity, dramatic interpretation and use of narrative structures. The course also explores the role of the director as a team leader in pre-production, production and post-production.
FILM3115 Digital Media Workshop - (6 credits) Prerequisite: FILM2110 Creative Arts - Moving Picture Arts - Semester I & II This course explores the use of computer-based tools in the design and authoring of stories using interactive digital media. Students learn visual and aural design principles, editing digital images, sounds, video, text and motion graphics.
FILM3801 Playwriting Prerequisite: FILM2801 Creative Arts - Writing This writing workshop explores longer narrative forms. It helps students improve their writing and develop more advanced skills through their own writing, reading the writing and criticism of colleagues under the guidance and mentorship of the workshop leader. The course goes through the actual step-by-step process of writing a play from initial story idea to first draft.
ITIES & EDUCATION 2010–2011
FOUNDATION COURSES (FOUN)
FOUN0100 Fundamentals of Written English (0 Credits) Preliminary Level - Semester I OR II This course is required by all students entering the University who: were not exempted from the Proficiency Test; did not past the test or did not take the test at all. The course is designed to: (1) develop the students’ competence in academic writing; (2) equip them with the ability to evaluate oral and written rhetoric; and (3) develop skills in language usage required for university education and the workplace.
FOUN1001 English for Academic Purposes Level I - Faculty Requirement - Semester I OR II This course is designed to: (1) equip students with the study and research skills they will need in order to get the maximum benefit from all their courses at the University; (2) familiarize them with the linguistic situation in the Caribbean and break down certain misconceptions they usually have about it; and (3) introduce students to the rhetorical modes of discourse.
FOUN1002 Language: Argument Level I - Faculty Requirement - Semester I OR II This course is designed to develop the critical analytical skills of the student in the area of argument (emotional and logical).
FOUN1003 Rhetoric I: Writing Process Level I - Faculty Requirement - Semester I OR II This course will focus on the writing process, specifically the development of writing for different purposes.
FOUN1008 Rhetoric II: Writing for Special Purposes Level I - Faculty Requirement - Semester I OR II (Not for Humanities and Education students) This course is designed to equip students across the disciplines (and particularly the Social Sciences, Law, and Pure and Applied Sciences) with skills in business, technical and scientific writing.
FOUN1101 Caribbean Civilization Level I - Faculty Requirement - Semester I OR II (Not for Humanities and Education students) Objectives: to develop an awareness of the main process of cultural development in Caribbean societies, highlighting the factors, the problematics and the creative output that have fed the emergence of Caribbean identities; to develop a perception