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Approx. 21 hours to complete

English

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Beginner Level

Approx. 21 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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Royal Holloway, University of London

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 40 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
7 videos
Use of Images7m
Manipulation2m
The Image in Politics5m
Advertising5m
Reportage (Reporting the News)4m
Optional Extra Material - other forms of images - Guernica14m
8 readings
The Camera Never Lies - Course Information10m
Aims and Objectives10m
The Use of Images10m
Manipulation10m
The Image in Politics10m
Advertising10m
Reportage10m
Optional Extra Information - Guernica10m
1 practice exercise
Week 1 Quiz20m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Images and History in the Twentieth Century

2 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 54 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Hitler8m
The Boer War2m
The Civil Rights Movement4m
Vietnam7m
The Blitz part 16m
The Blitz part 29m
Optional Extra Material - The London Riots 201110m
6 readings
Adolf Hitler10m
The Boer War10m
The US Civil Rights Movement10m
Vietnam10m
The Blitz10m
Optional Extra Reading - The London Riots 201110m
1 practice exercise
Week 2 Quiz10m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

The Air-Brushing of History: Stalin and Falsification

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 104 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
The Soviet Union13m
Soviet Union under Stalin7m
The Image as Propaganda16m
Falsification13m
Conclusion4m
Optional Extra Material - Films with historical themes8m
Optional Extra Material: Film - The Damned United11m
Optional Extra Material: Film - In the Name of the Father9m
Optional Extra Material: Final Thoughts11m
4 readings
Introduction10m
The Soviet and Stalin Lectures10m
Falsification10m
Optional Extra Material: Films with historical themes10m
1 practice exercise
Week 3 Quiz30m
Week
4

Week 4

6 hours to complete

Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu

6 hours to complete
12 videos (Total 105 min), 11 readings, 2 quizzes
12 videos
Death of Margaret Thatcher7m
Black Hawk Down7m
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath7m
Black Hawk Down and 9/11 Media Reportage4m
Black Hawk Down - The Website7m
The Image17m
Interview10m
UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context7m
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context8m
Optional Extra Material - Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision – The Boston Marathon Bombing12m
Optional Extra Material - Image in the Context of Gender Studies8m
11 readings
Introduction Information - Photojournalism, Authenticity and Matters of Public Acceptability: The Battle of Mogadishu10m
Death of Margaret Thatcher - Information10m
Black Hawk Down – Information10m
The Day of the Ranger: Aftermath - Information10m
Media Reportage - Images and information10m
Black Hawk Down: The Website - Information10m
The Image - Information10m
Interview - Information10m
The UN and the USA in Somalia: Historical Context10m
The Somalian Civil War: Historical Context - Information10m
Optional Extra Reading: Interview with Niko: Real-Time Editorial Decision: The Boston Marathon Bombing - Information10m
1 practice exercise
Week 4 Quiz20m

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