Innovative Publishing 2023-24
School Of Arts, Culture And Language
Module - Semester 2
Themes and topics to be covered include the nature of the book, technologies of the book, shifting publishing workflows, intellectual property rights and intellectual access rights, the social book, and the role of innovation and creativity in the publishing industry. You will also be engaging with the practice of book creation.
Themes and topics to be covered include the nature of the book, technologies of the book, shifting publishing workflows, intellectual property rights and intellectual access rights, the social book, and the role of innovation and creativity in the publishing industry. We will also be engaging with the practice of book creation.
-threshold -(D) Submitted work is adequate and shows an acceptable level of competence as follows:1.Generally accurate but with omissions and errors.2.Assertions are made without clear supporting evidence or reasoning.3.Has structure but is lacking in clarity and therefore relies on the reader to make links and assumptions.4.Draws on a relatively narrow range of material.
-good -(B) Submitted work is competent throughout and may be distinguished by superior style, approach and choice of supporting materials. It:1.Demonstrates good or very good structure and logically developed arguments.2.Draws at least in parts on material that has been sourced and assessed as a result of independent study, or in a way unique to the student.3.Assertions are backed by evidence and sound reasoning.4.Accuracy and presentation in an appropriate academic style.
-excellent -(A) Submitted work is of an outstanding quality and excellent in one or more of the following ways:1.Has originality of exposition with the student’s own thinking being readily apparent.2.Provides clear evidence of extensive and relevant independent study.3.Arguments are laid down with clarity and provide the reader with successive stages of consideration to reach conclusions.
- Assess and apply the affordances of technical or creative innovations to enhance the reading experience
- Assess and explain the sustaining or disruptive roles of innovation within publishing structures and book production.
- Critique the impact which developments in the forms of the book have had on industrial practices, structures, competition, intellectual property.
- Interpret the influence of cultural norms and assumptions on choice, form, and consumption of books
Complete a weekly critical reading log
Create 2 versions of a book using different technologies and media and provide short exegesis explaining the underlying technologies and/or innovations. The text of the publications may be acquired from own work or from other writers and will not be assessed.