Learning outcomes


Through active participation in the course, students will become able to:

  1. Trace and analyze the idea of metamorphosis through a number of literary and media manifestations from different times and cultures.
  2. Produce critical analyses of written and multimedia texts and situate them in a larger historical and social framework.
  3. Demonstrate an awareness and understanding of the ideological and cultural nature of storytelling and textual/media adaptation.
  4. Demonstrate appreciation of the interconnectedness of people across time through their creative thoughts and artistic products.
  5. Relate stories of transformation to human aspirations and situations of cultural and social conflict.
 
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Assessment


The course is assessed by 100% coursework including the following components:

1.

Participation and contribution to class and tutorial activities.  Active participation and contribution to classroom activities and online discussions will be rewarded.

25%

2.

Response essays: two short writing assignments of approximately 1000 words.

40%

3.

Final project: reflective essay of creative project

35%

Instructions for assessment tasks 2 and 3 will be given during the course.

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Reading and study material


All short texts and media to be read/viewed and discussed in this course will be made available on Moodle. More information will be posted here before the start of the second semester.

 

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Last updated: 19 July 2017