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Approx. 17 hours to complete
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What you will learn

  • Understand artists’ processes and the choices that inform a photograph’s making, including experimentation and responses to technological innovation.

  • Learn how context influences the production, circulation, and reception of photographic images.

  • Understand the relationship between a photograph’s subject and meaning, and the differences between photographs as objects and photographic images.

  • Gain confidence in looking at and talking about photography, and find inspiration from photographs all around you.

Skills you will gain

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Flexible deadlines
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Beginner Level
Approx. 17 hours to complete
English

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The Museum of Modern Art

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Introduction to Seeing Through Photographs

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 8 min), 5 readings
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

One Subject, Many Perspectives

3 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 24 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Documents and the Documentary

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 25 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

One and Another

3 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 27 min), 8 readings, 1 quiz

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