VA438 Visual Storytelling

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
VA438 Visual Storytelling 0 3 6
Prerequisite Senior Standing It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Abdulhamit Bolat Office Hours / Room / Phone
Monday:
10:00-12:00
Tuesday:
10:00-12:00
Wednesday:
10:00-12:00
B F2.26
E-mail abolat@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives In this sequel course, however, you will be focusing on developing your main story or photo essay idea (either continuing what you started previously or starting a new essay). You will be responsible for producing your own digital images, again. There will be more emphasis on how to edit/select your strongest series of photographs, arrange them into what will tell a story, and then prepare the images in Adobe Photoshop or Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Premier or video any editing program for print and presentation.
Textbook Storytellers: A Photographer's Guide to Developing Themes and Creating Stories with Pictures by Jerod Foster Visual Storytelling: Inspiring a New Visual Language by R. Klanten, S. Ehmann, F. Schulze
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Confidently present and talk about their own work as well as work created by others
  2. Develop a portfolio of quality photojournalistic work
  3. Blend the artistic vision, storytelling ability, and technical skill to tell your own story or your own social message
  4. Produce technically exceptional photographs
Teaching Methods Attendance and participation, midterm exam, assignments, presentation, portfolio.
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Introduction to the course, policies and course material. disscussion
Week 2 Introduction to Photography and Composition disscussion
Week 3 Photography and Composition Techniques Assignment 1 disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 4 Introduction to Visual Story Telling disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 5 Rules of Visual Storytelling Assignment 2 disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 6 Color Correction and Manipulation disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 7 Color Correction and Manipulation Assignment 3 disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 8 MIDTERM EXAM
Week 9 Using Narration for Story Telling disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 10 Visual Story Telling Examples Assignment 4 disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 11 Using Editing Program for Visual Story Telling disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 12 Using Editing Program for Visual Story Telling Assignment 5 disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 13 Final project First Check disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 14 Final project Second Check disscussion / Assig. Review
Week 15 Final project submission submission
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 30
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Assignments 5 50
Midterm Exam 1 20
Attendance
Participation/Profesionalism
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Midterm Exam Preparation 6 2 12
Assignments 9 5 45 Assignments 9 5 45
Individual Learning 1 12 12
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 19/03/2020
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