EXPLORING SPACES

MSS3ESP

2018

Credit points: 15

This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential. Innovation and Entrepreneurship is about using your creativity to generate new ideas, understand and solve complex problems and thrive in a fast-changing world.

Subject outline

Students in this subject investigate and analyse the ways in which the arts and media engage in the production and representation of space, whether that be through pictorial, photographic, filmic, architectural, urban design, or, in the digital world, the realms of virtual or cyberspaces.  The conceptual ideas around space will be extended by fieldwork and creative projects in which students are encouraged to explore external community spaces such as galleries, exhibitions and site-specific works. This subject addresses La Trobe's Innovation and Entrepreneurship Essential, developing the ability to tackle problems creatively, generating new ideas, taking calculated risks and creating change to achieve ambitions and now and in the future.

 

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRolando Caputo

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first year and 30 credit points of second-year subjects in Media: screen + sound or Subject Coordinator

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrate flexible and creative approaches to media practices

Activities:
Devise and carry out media exercises using concepts from lectures and analysis
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Expand knowledcge of media genres, aesthetics and their cultural contexts

Activities:
Oral class presentation and written reflection
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Extend ability to work either collaboratively or individually on media projects

Activities:
Written or Creative Research project tied to ideas of innovation and entrepreneurship
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking,Quantitative Literacy,Cultural Literacy)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving,Inquiry/Research)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Teamwork including leadership and working in groups,Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour,Adaptability Skills,Study and Learning Skills)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2018, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRolando Caputo

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Oral class presentaion and 100 word written reflection10 01, 02, 03
1500 word critical journal30 01, 02, 03
2200 word research essay or equivalent individual/group project60 01, 02, 03