Assessment Tasks & Activities
|In teams of 2-3, students will create a short video essay analysing an artistic innovation in film (3-5 min). Videos will be screened in-class and uploaded on ePortfolio.
|There will be one pop-quiz worth 10% done in-class
|3||WRITING PROCESS – ASSIGNMENTS|
|3a||PAPER INTRODUCTION||10%||Week 6|
|Students will provide the thesis to their final paper written as a topic statement/introductory paragraph (200-500 words), along with a bibliography with 3-4 sources.
|3b||DRAFT PAPER||10%||Week 9|
|Students will provide a draft of their final paper. (10%)|
|3c||PEER REVIEW||10%||Week 12|
|Each student will peer review a draft paper from another student using the peer feedback rubric on peerScholar|
|3d||FINAL PAPER||30%||Week 13|
|Write a final paper on an artistic or technological innovation in filmmaking focused on a particular film/filmmaker. Emphasis will be on how this innovation impacted the history of film production, in relation to the broader historical context. (2,500 words)
|4||PARTICIPATION & PROFESSIONALISM||10%||ongoing|
|The participation grade includes professionalism in and outside of class and ranges from class participation in lectures, exercises, assignments and constructive feedback.|