Animation Research 1

Subject FLTV10017 (2015)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.

Credit Points: 12.5
Level: 1 (Undergraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:

Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period 23-Feb-2015 to 14-Jun-2015
Assessment Period End 26-Jun-2015
Last date to Self-Enrol 06-Mar-2015
Census Date 31-Mar-2015
Last date to Withdraw without fail 08-May-2015

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 42 Hours
Total Time Commitment:

120 Hours

Prerequisites: None

Corequisites must be taken in the same study period

Study Period Commencement:
Credit Points:
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

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Mr Paul Fletcher, Mr Robert Stephenson


Paul Fletcher

Robert Stephenson

Subject Overview:

Image researching, referencing and making, in new and existing forms. A series of presentations and self-directed animation project-related research. This subject includes an embedded program in academic literacy skills of analysis, discussion, essay writing, research and information retrieval.

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this subject students should be able to:-

  • Gather, critique and contextualise relevant references;
  • Demonstrate basic requirements of academic writing.

Practical Project (30 second animated sequence or equivalent) (20%);

Research Progress Report (1 x 15 minute presentation or equivalent) Mid Semester (20%);

Research Report (1,500 words or equivalent) End of Semester (50%);

Workshop Participation* (10%).

*Participation assessed on criteria of engagement, ability to discuss & give/receive feedback and teamwork skills.

Hurdle requirements

Students must attend 80% of all scheduled classes and attempt all elements of assessment to be eligible for a pass in this subject.

Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:

On completing this subject students will be able to:-

  • Construct and investigate a proposition;
  • Write analytically;
  • Sort and sift material to reach something specific.
Related Course(s): Bachelor of Fine Arts (Animation)

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