Course: Adiovisual technology in anthropology

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Course title Adiovisual technology in anthropology
Course code KSA/ATA
Organizational form of instruction Seminar
Level of course Bachelor
Year of study not specified
Semester Summer
Number of ECTS credits 4
Language of instruction Czech
Status of course Compulsory-optional
Form of instruction Face-to-face
Work placements This is not an internship
Recommended optional programme components None
Lecturer(s)
  • Hirt Tomáš, Mgr. Ph.D.
  • Lupták Burzová Petra, Mgr. Ph.D.
Course content
1. Introduction into the discourse of visual anthropology with focus on multimedial communication 2. Introduction of the possibilites of photography, audiovisial recording and multimedial means in the context of an anthropological research. 3. Training of audiovisual recording in the field (camera-work) and its elaboration (editing, dramaturgy) with focus to the needs anthropological research and education. 4. Presentation and training of application of the selected methodology of humanities in the analysis of audiovisual artifacts and pictures that originated in various cultural or social contexts.

Learning activities and teaching methods
Cooperative instruction, Project-based instruction, Multimedia supported teaching, Students' portfolio, Laboratory work, Skills demonstration, Seminar classes, Self-study of literature, Textual studies
  • Undergraduate study programme term essay (20-40) - 30 hours per semester
  • Contact hours - 52 hours per semester
  • Preparation for comprehensive test (10-40) - 23 hours per semester
prerequisite
professional knowledge
charakterizovat a popsat základní principy etnografického výzkumu
vymyslet a navrhnout vlastní badatelské téma
charakterizovat a kriticky aplikovat základní koncepty společenských věd
professional skills
číst a porozumět odborné literatuře
ovládat základy fotografického přístroje
aplikovat v základních rysech naučené postupy kvalitativního výzkumu
learning outcomes
professional knowledge
charakterizovat konceptuální a metodologická východiska vizuální antropologie a digitální etnografie
vysvětlit a obhájit tezi, že audiovizuální záznam nepředstavuje objektivní otisk sociální reality, ale způsob její interpretace
professional skills
samostatně použít audiovizuální technologie a postupy filmové dokumentaristiky (scénář, střih, práce s kamerou) v kontextu antropologického výzkumu, resp. při prezentaci antropologicky relevantních témat
interpretovat audiovizuální, filmové a multimediální artefakty v perspektivě antropologického konceptuálního a metodologického aparátu
antropologicky relevantním způsobem interpretovat a prezentovat ?sociální realitu? s použitím audiovizuální technologie
samostatně vytvořit audiovizuální či multimediální produkt
teaching methods
professional knowledge
Seminar
Multimedia supported teaching
Textual studies
Project-based instruction
Cooperative instruction
Self-study of literature
professional skills
Individual study
Skills demonstration
Seminar classes
Laboratory work
Multimedia supported teaching
Self-study of literature
Students' portfolio
Cooperative instruction
Textual studies
Project-based instruction
assessment methods
professional knowledge
Test
Seminar work
professional skills
Seminar work
Skills demonstration during laboratory work
Skills demonstration during seminar
Recommended literature
  • Banks, Marcus. Visual methods in social research. London : SAGE Publications, 2001. ISBN 0-7619-6364-2.
  • Barbash, I. - Taylor, L. Cross-Cultural Filmmaking: A Handbook for Making Documentary and Ethnographic Films and Videos. U. University of California Press (November, 1997), 1997.
  • Dicks, B. Qualitative research and hypermedia: ethnography for the digital age. Sage, 2005.
  • Hampe, B. Making Documentary Films and Videos: A Practical Guide to Planning Filming, and editing Documentaries.. 2007.
  • Ruby, J. Picturing Culture Explorations of Film and Anthropology. University of Chicago Press, 2000.
  • Russell, C. Experimental Ethnography: The Work of Film in the Age of Video. Duke University Press Books, 1999.
  • Strong, Mary; Wilder, Laena. Viewpoints : visual anthropologists at work. 1st ed. Austin : University of Texas Press, 2009. ISBN 978-0-292-70671-2.


Study plans that include the course
Faculty Study plan (Version) Branch of study Category Recommended year of study Recommended semester
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Social and Cultural Anthropology (14-3) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Social and Cultural Anthropology (14-4) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Social and Cultural Anthropology (16-1,2) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Social and Cultural Anthropology (14-4) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Social and Cultural Anthropology (14-3) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer
Faculty of Philosophy and Arts Social and Cultural Anthropology (16-1,2) Philosophy, theology 2 Summer