As this is a 4 credit point unit, it is estimated that students will need to spend 10-12 hours a week over 13 weeks (approximately 150 hours over the course of the session) working on this unit to achieve a passing grade. This commitment includes accessing the unit’s iLearn website at least twice a week and participating in online discussions, listening to recorded lectures, reading and studying, working on assignments.
As postgraduate students, you are expected to participate fully in this unit, be self-directed in your learning, and approach the unit content with enthusiasm. To achieve a passing grade, you need to:
§ listen to all lectures
§ complete, post and discuss study-guide tasks online
§ complete the required readings and participate in online discussions
§ complete and submit all assignments
§ complete all required readings
§ check the unit’s iLearn website at least twice a week
Required readings and other resources
Kress & Van Leeuwen (2006). Reading Images: Grammar Of Visual Design, 2nd edition. Routledge: London & New York.
Serafini, Frank. (2014). Reading the visual: an introduction to teaching multimodal literacy. New York: Teachers College Press.
There are also required readings and other resources that will be available through the library’s e-reserve collection and/or the unit’s iLearn website. All required and recommended readings are listed in the complete unit outline available through the ECED886 iLearn website.
There is a website for this unit. Access to this unit is available online through iLearn, at ilearn.mq.edu.au . You will need to login using your Macquarie ID.