Tag Archive: Task 1

[237120, A2] Wk 8: Task 1 – Critical & Contextual Studies Tool Kit

Planning and Preparation: Finding varied types of sources Analysing subtext of what the essay prompt is asking Finding good quality visual texts for references Writing Skills: Summarising blocks of text Alternate approaches to… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 7: Task 1 – Visual Analysis Meaning Making ‘Truth and Value’

‘The myth of the photographic truth’ is the exploration of the fallacy that photographs provide detached accounts of the events and surroundings, free from emotional bias (Sturken and Cartwright 16-17). Society’s treatment of… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 6: Task 1 – Library Research

Research Process: Resources Found:

[237120, A2] Wk 5: Task 1 – Visual Literacy Discussion

In his TED Talk on ‘The Power to Tell the Difference: Visual Literacy in a Visual Age,’ Don Levy discusses – among other topics – the need for an anchor in the world. This… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 1B – Planning and Preparation (Part 3)

I identify most with the student description for the ‘architect writer’. The process of meticulously planning my approach to the essay using diagrams is my preferred method. I also relate to the approach… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 1B – Planning and Preparation (Part 2)

The following flow diagram created through google drive illustrates my writing process for academic submissions: a) Analyse prompt: Analysing the implicit and explicit requirements of the submission, making note of command terms. b)… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 1B – Planning and Preparation (Part 1)

What do you think might be the advantages and disadvantages of these different ways of organised writing? It seems that each of these methods lie across a spectrum: one end consists of greater… Continue reading

[237120, A2] Wk 4: Task 1A – Planning and Preparation

Analytic essays are a genre of academic written response to a prompt. They require analysis – critical evaluation – of the source material in order to formulate a response centred on an argument… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 3: Task 1- Understanding Key Terms Writing Response

Context is vital to the process of understanding and appreciating visual texts. It allows the audience to understand the purpose of the text as a result of where it came from, who made… Continue reading

[237120, A1] Wk 2: Task 1- Field Trip Site 1 Description & Analysis

The City Gallery of Wellington is an establishment dedicated to making the works of national and international artists available for viewing by the public. It was erected in 1980 as one of New… Continue reading