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I. SUBJECT DESCRIPTION
II. SUBJECT REQUIREMENTS
III. COURSE CURRICULUM
SUBJECT DATA
OBJECTIVES AND LEARNING OUTCOMES
TESTING AND ASSESSMENT OF LEARNING PERFORMANCE
THEMATIC UNITS AND FURTHER DETAILS
Subject name
PHOTOGRAPHY: FROM TECHNOLOGY TO ART
ID (subject code)
BMEGT43A241
Type of subject
class
Course types and lessons
Type
Lessons
Lecture
4
Practice
0
Laboratory
0
Type of assessment
exam
Number of credits
5
Subject Coordinator
Name
Fiáth Henrietta
Position
associate professor
Contact details
fiath.henrietta@gtk.bme.hu
Educational organisational unit for the subject
Department of Sociology and Communication
Subject website
Language of the subject
magyar - HU
Curricular role of the subject, recommended number of terms

Programme: Communication and media studies Bachelor’s Programme Content development and the media market specialisation from 2018

Subject Role: Elective for the specialisation

Recommended semester: 4

Programme: Communication and media studies Bachelor’s Programme Visual communication specialisation from 2018

Subject Role: Compulsory for the specialisation

Recommended semester: 4

Direct prerequisites
Strong
None
Weak
None
Parallel
None
Exclusion
None
Validity of the Subject Description
Approved by the Faculty Board of Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences, Decree No: 580393/12/2023 registration number. Valid from: 31.05.2023.

Objectives

The aim of the course is for the students to get to know the basic technological and theoretical concepts of photography, the literature, the most important questions, problems, trends of the field, and that they collect their own experiences about the making of photos and the reactions of the audience to them.

Academic results

Knowledge
  1. Solid knowledge of the conceptualization for studying social processes.
  2. Basic knowledge of social science methodologies.
  3. Basic knowledge of social institutions (law, language, religion, etc.).
Skills
  1. Ability to participate in argumentative and rational debate
  2. Analytical skills
  3. Ability to make independent decisions in academic activities
Attitude
  1. Awareness of the historical and social embeddedness of cultural processes and institution
  2. Openness to self-criticism and self-improvement
  3. Self-reflection of one's own abilities
Independence and responsibility
  1. Display one’s own worldview in a professional setting
  2. Striving to create a historically and politically coherent worldview
  3. Adoption and enforcement of professional standards

Teaching methodology

Presentation and discussion of student reports and independent works

Materials supporting learning

  • A tantárgy elvégzéshez szükséges oktatási anyagok, szakirodalom a kurzus moodle-oldaláról érhető el a hallgatóknak (edu.gtk.bme.hu) – Books, notes, downloadable materials are available on Moodle site of the course (edu.gtk.bme.hu)

General Rules

A hallgatóknak fel kell dolgozniuk az oktató által kijelölt szakirodalmakat és önállóan kivitelezniük fotográfiai feladatokat az oktató iránymutatása alapján.

Performance assessment methods

A hallgatóknak fel kell dolgozniuk az oktató által kijelölt szakirodalmakat és önállóan kivitelezniük fotográfiai feladatokat az oktató iránymutatása alapján.

Percentage of performance assessments, conducted during the study period, within the rating

  • processing of literature: 20
  • photo assignments: 30

Percentage of exam elements within the rating

  • end term paper: 50

Conditions for obtaining a signature, validity of the signature

A félév végi aláírás feltétele az órák 30%-át meg nem haladó hiányzás, valamint az, hogy a hallgató a félévközi feladatokra szerezhető pontok felét megszerezze. A jelenlétet az oktató minden órán katalógussal ellenőrzi.

Issuing grades

%
Excellent 95-100
Very good 85–94
Good 70–84
Satisfactory 60–69
Pass 50-59
Fail < 50

Retake and late completion

Retake and make-up test options are defined by the valid regulations of the University’s Code on Education and Examination.

Coursework required for the completion of the subject

Nature of work Number of sessions per term
classes 52
mid term assignments 58
preparation for exam 40
total 150

Approval and validity of subject requirements

Topics covered during the term

1. A fotográfia a nyilvánosság terében 2. Hogyan nézzük a képeket és hogyan beszéljünk róluk? 3. A camera obscura-tól a digitális fotográfiáig 4. Alapbeállítások, kamerahasználat 5. Témaválasztás, tudatos képhasználat 6. Műfaji kérdések - képtípusok 7. Alapvető képalkotó elméletek 8. Egyetlen képtől a fotóesszéig 9. Képeim a nyilvánosság tereiben 10. Műtermi fotózás

Lecture topics
1. -

Additional lecturers

Name Position Contact details
Csoszó Gabriella

Approval and validity of subject requirements