Free course

Learning from audio-visual material: Introducing surveillance

Free statement of participation on completion

Looking at the theme of surveillance as a multifaceted everyday practice, this free course, Learning from audio-visual material: Introducing surveillance, will show you the value of using audio visual material in your learning. It will show you how to develop the skills you need to make the most of learning from DVDs.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • understand what we mean by the entanglements of social welfare and crime control, by exploring the tensions and relations between ‘watching over’ and watching out for’
  • understand policy responses and their relevance to the course
  • identify different kinds of evidence – in particular, visual evidence and interview evidence
  • demonstrate a development of skills in ICT, including how to make the most of using a DVD
  • demonstrate improved information searching, note-taking and retrieval skills.