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ACAM 350 001 (Lecture-Laboratory)

Asian Canadian Community-Based Media

Digital media production in the context of community engagement. Includes critical media literacy, community-based research ethics, project design, training in media forms such audio, video, photography, and web publishing.

This course is eligible for Credit/D/Fail grading. To determine whether you can take this course for Credit/D/Fail grading, visit the Credit/D/Fail website. You must register in the course before you can select the Credit/D/Fail grading option.

Credits: 3

Location: Vancouver

Term 2 (Jan 04, 2021 to Apr 08, 2021)

Cr/D/F Grading Change Dates

Last day to change between Credit/D/Fail and percentage grading (grading options cannot be changed after this date): January 15, 2021

Withdrawal Dates
Last day to withdraw without a W standing : January 15, 2021
Last day to withdraw with a W standing
(course cannot be dropped after this date) :
March 05, 2021

TermDay Start TimeEnd TimeBuildingRoom
2 Wed16:0019:00

Seat Summary
Total Seats Remaining:3
Currently Registered:27
General Seats Remaining:1
Restricted Seats Remaining*:2
    *These seats are reserved for students who meet one of the following sets of restrictions:
  1. with one of these specializations: MIN ACAM
-  Introduction to techniques and practices of digital media production within the context of ethical community engagement. This course will introduce students to the theory and history of Asian Canadian media, research practices for short media projects, and topics such as race and representation, alternative media, and the ethics of community-based research. Discussions will be supplemented by viewings of selected works in Asian Canadian media, short readings, and visits by guest speakers. Previous filmmaking, video, or audio experience is not required, but a background in Asian Canadian Studies is highly recommended. Lab and lecture locations will alternate each week. Lectures take place in Buchanan B308, with labs TBA. For more information, please contact

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