Pictures of Youth: An Introduction to Children’s Visual Culture
University of York
  • Start Date: 01 Jul, 2019
  • 4 weeks
  • Study Content: Videos


Explore visual culture for children and young people including, picturebooks, comics, film, television and drama

Course Fee: Free
Certificate Cost: See Fees and Eligibility

Introduction

Introduction Video

Course Description

This course is made available through the eLearnAfrica and FutureLearn partnership.

Explore contemporary visual children’s culture with leading experts in the field


In a world where young people are surrounded by an ever increasing range of media, visual analysis of children’s culture is becoming increasingly important.


The course provides an introduction to popular types of visual culture for children and young people. By the end you will gain a deeper understanding of children’s film, television, drama, picturebooks and comics.


You will discover the wide variety of works on offer, learn to decipher these media, understand some of the ways in which they are conceived and consumed, and have a go at creating your own analysis.


With a focus on visual analysis, new media and popular culture for children, this course is ideal for anyone with an interest in contemporary educational and cultural topics, parents and those feeling nostalgia for the texts and media of their own youth.


Certificate cost may vary. You will be redirected to the host page for cost and payment options.

University of York

The University of York combines the pursuit of academic excellence with a culture of inclusion, which encourages everyone – from a variety of backgrounds – to achieve their best. We are a high-performing, research-intensive Russell Group university, committed to providing an environment where great minds can thrive.

We support our students’ ambitions by offering opportunities to develop and grow, and to learn from the diverse skills and perspectives in our community. Through this approach, we create independent critical thinkers of the future who prosper in a global workplace.

York’s diverse community makes it an inspiring and exciting place to work. Our academics are world-leading in their field, undertaking research that has a global impact and is supported by an informal culture which fosters interdisciplinary collaboration. At York, students are taught by these researchers and benefit from their extensive knowledge and real-world experience.

Situated in the historic and cosmopolitan city of York, the University’s green and open campus is an excellent environment in which to live and to learn.

 

This institution is available on eLearnAfrica through partnership with FutureLearn.

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