Knowledge and understanding:
At the end of the course, students are expected to have acquired the knowledge of the argument, as well as to be able to contextualize, at least in outline, the main actors in the history of photography, connecting them to the general historical and cultural environment of their time. Another goal of this course is to provide students with the critical skills necessary for a self understanding of the intricate 20th Century theoretical debate on photography.
Applying knowledge and understanding :
Upon completion of the course, students are expected to have the ability to understand the photographic document, reading the photographic works of main authors, highlighting their specific features.
Another goal of this course is to provide students with the critical skills necessary to for a self analysis of the intricate 20th Century theoretical debate on photography: students will be required to show their skill of making judgements and their ability in analyzing and interpreting the most important texts on the photographic image.
Communication skills :
Students will acquire the communication skills in order to present their acquired knowledge, thanks to effective speeches and an appropriate language for the discipline.
Students will acquire the learning skills to autonomously develop the study of the discipline, in terms of historical and theoretical point of view.