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Course Details
Course Title Westerns: A Study in the Film Genre
Conestoga Course Code OLRN1249
Host College Sault College
OntarioLearn Course Code SA-OEL845
Start Date 05/12/2020
End Date 08/18/2020
Course Fee $385.92
Hours 42
Course Description This class will explore the film genre of Westerns. Major themes, theories and ideas will be examined via the work of selected actors, directors and films. Subjects to be studied via discussion and assignments include The History of the Western / Components of the Western / Landscape and Setting / Actors / Directors / Films / Indigenous Peoples. The course will conclude with an analysis of the place of the Western in a contemporary context can it still sit tall in the saddle
Midterm Exam Format No exam requirement
Final Exam Format Online-no supervision requirement
Final Exam Group 05/12/2020 
Other Evaluation Details Assignments = 60%, Participation = 20%, Final Exam = 20%
Minimum Passing Mark 50
Mandatory Chats Potential for chat
Mandatory Group Work no
Other Details
Platform Blackboard
Computer Software Requirements
Textbook Information
  Textbook #1 Textbook #2 Textbook #3 Textbook #4
Textbook Title The Rough Guide to Westerns
Author Paul Simpson
Publisher Rough Guides Ltd
Edition First Edition
ISBN 9781843536499
Special Instructions Textbook is optional
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