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Students will develop critical and creative thinking skills.
Students will develop written and oral communication skills.
Students will develop high level library research skills.
Students will understand relevant cultural and media theories.
Students will understand and appreciate the value and importance of sport to the television industry, and the role the representation of sport plays in propagating cultural values.
All assigned readings will be available either in Brightspace or the library.
We will not have timetabled screenings. You will be responsible for watching assigned films in your own time. A Netflix account is highly recommended. Some screenings will require rental for between €2-€5. When possible, screenings will be provided in Brightspace or linked to on free-of-cost platforms.
Each week will have one required screening and list others for optional further viewing. Optional content includes several podcasts in addition to film and television.
Assigned film and television viewing may include: 30 for 30: POWER OF GOLD, 30 for 30: FANTASTIC LIES, THE LAST DANCE, WHEN WE WERE KINGS, OJ: MADE IN AMERICA, CHEER, various RTE sport history documentaries, A BALLERINA'S TALE, BIKRAM, SENNA or MARADONA, ICARUS
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
|Seminar (or Webinar)||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Presentation: Presentations of final projects||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Project draft for feedback||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Project proposal||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Final written project||Coursework (End of Trimester)||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
Each component will be graded and given written feedback in Brightspace. Students will also receive oral group feedback during class sessions. The final project requires submitting proposals and smaller elements building toward the final project, which will receive individual feedback. Grades/feedback will be provided within 21 days of assessment being turned in.
|Miss Natasha Waugh||Tutor|