This course offers students the opportunity to examine and critique a selection of films through discussion and writing by employing techniques similar to those used in literary analysis. Humanities or English credit. Group 1 course.
Placement into ENG 111
General Education Outcomes supported by this course
Communications - Direct, Critical Thinking - Direct
Other college designations supported by this course
Infused: Writing Intensive
Course Learning Outcomes Knowledge:
- Interpret literary works through textual explication and analysis of literary elements/conventions of each genre.
- Evaluate literary works through textual explication and analysis of literary elements/conventions of each genre.
- Support critical claims with specific textual evidence and careful, well-articulated reasoning.
- Recognize matters of ethnicity and gender, relative to the cultural and historical contexts from which the texts emerge.
Caring - Civic Learning:
- Recognize the relevant relationship between written/cinematic texts and understand their effect on audiences from both an intrinsic and extrinsic perspective.
Learning How to Learn:
- Recognize the divergent roles artifacts play in communities.
- Be aware of and respectfully consider diverse perspectives.
- Apply tools of analysis, synthesis, and interpretation to written and visual texts.
- Collaborate with others in discussing works of written/cinematic texts and their historical and cultural context.