Apr 19, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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MDIA 2701 - Visual Storytelling

Explores the way in which color, line, shape, space, movement, and visual rhythm are used to explore and emphasize narrative stories as they move from script to screen.

Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 2FA
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Student will articulate the importance of visual storytelling in an always evolving, interactive, world.
  • Students will analyze and articulate why media professionals in different cultures manipulate visual storytelling techniques to enhance their productions (e.g. games, animation, television, etc.).
  • Students will be able to identify how color, line, shape, space, movement and visual rhythm are used as visual motifs within narrative entertainment to affect cognitive and emotional development in society.
  • Students will critique how visual storytellers participate constructively in the world.
  • Students will demonstrate an ability to manipulate color, line, shape, space, movement and visual rhythm in their own work and articulate how those artistic decisions demonstrate artistic freedom in society.

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