6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Not offered in 2017
This unit builds upon skills developed in Script Development 1. It explores specific applications of script development such as writing for the stage, writing a monologue, writing for television, writing for radio etc. Students gain experience in the finalisation of a script and its presentation for publication, performance and recording. By the end of the unit students will have produced a script at a professional level able to be considered for production, broadcast or assessed for grant support.
Students successfully completing ATS3776 will develop:
- Enhanced skills in the practice of their own writing in more than one performance genre;
- An advanced practical understanding of aspects of creative processes in the field, and of the procedures appropriate to the collaborative development of new work;
- An increased familiarity with the distinctive methodological issues involved in the study of the form, and of the languages appropriate to their articulation and analysis;
- A greater knowledge of the implications of structural choices in the evolution of a performance text;
- Skills in editing and adaptation to professional level;
- The capacity to articulate critical analyses in systematic written argument, and in clear and confident oral presentations.
Within semester assessment: 100%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. A unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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This unit applies to the following area(s) of study
Script Development 1 (ATS2890) or two gateway units in Theatre