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.
- Second semester 2019 (On-campus)
Script Development 1 () or two gateway units in Theatre
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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