The digital domain provides a new arena for the dissemination, interaction and consumption of narrative. New platforms such as social media have changed the structure and content of narrative but many structures still endure, it is vital to see progress in context of what has gone before. Storytelling is the oldest creative form and the digital domain is part of the evolution of the human need to tell stories. Building on the past.By understanding the rich heritage of narrative and the new forms that have come about with each successive innovation in technology.
From illuminated books and pictorial narratives of medieval Europe to the manga comics of contemporary japan, storytelling is a basic instinct in all societies, with many different motivations. Visual and critical skills are facilitated, scripting and writing skills crucial. This course also reinforces the English language skills in EAP and other courses.
- A History of Storytelling: Oral Histories
- Create Meaning to the Narratives
- The Advent of The Book
- What is Genre?
- Visual Narrative & Memento
- Narrative Spaces
- Processes: Conceptual & Applied
- Narratives of Power & Influence
- Body Narratives
- Postmodern Literature & Online Narratives
- Structuring Narrative Sequence, Scenes & Story Boarding
- Moving Image Narratives