About this unit
OUA’s online Screen History and Research unit through Griffith University is for anyone wanting expertise in the main explanatory frameworks of screen studies.
You will develop skills in evidence verification, research and historical explanation.
By the end of the unit, you will be familiar with the conceptual tools and vocabulary for screen research, and be able to analyse screen texts.
You will also be able to recognise different theoretical arguments and understand how to apply ideas, analysis, critical thinking and apply clear writing to screen text analysis.
There are no prerequisites for this unit.; anyone can apply.
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following courses:
- Bachelor of Arts, Griffith University
- Bachelor of Communication, Griffith University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
In this Screen History and Research unit, the topics you will study include:
- Research Frameworks (Technology, Industry, Audience, Gender)
- The Western film genre
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OUA's devotion to online education remains to this day, but where they once focused on higher education, today they offer the broadest set of post-secondary education and training programs in Australia.
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