ISSUES, METHODS AND CREATIVE PRACTICES RESEARCH
Credit points: 30
This subject aims to introduce disciplinary issues & research methods. Initially, students work together to extend research skills, improve their citation & annotation skills, address ethical questions & formulate work methods. Students then take either a creative or theoretical pathway. Theoretical thesis: students undertake further research to develop their topic into a significant & feasible research question & project. Creative work: explore creative practice as research methodologies, with the aim of understanding specificity of creative arts practical research & its articulation with theoretical research. It introduces different methods of exegetical writing and prepares students for the practice based thesis. The subject is essential for interdisciplinary creative arts practice & is available to students across the Bachelor of Creative Arts, Cinema Studies & Media Studies Honours. It is compulsory for all Media: screen+sound or Cinema Studies or Media Studies Honours students.
FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences
Subject Co-ordinatorHugh Davies
Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG
Prerequisites Enrolment in AHA or AHCA or AHMS or co-ordinator's approval
Incompatible subjects CST4IAM or CST5IAM
Special conditions This subject is a core subject for Honours.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||The Craft of Research (third edition)||Prescribed||Booth, Wayne., Columb, Gregory G., & Williams, Joseph M.||UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO PRESS, 2008|
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Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Night
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHugh Davies
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.
|1,500-word equiv on-line or in class presentations of work in progress in relation to workshops||15|
|2,500-word individual thesis proposal and outline for exegesis||Demonstrating understanding of theories of creative practice as research and advanced library research skills||30|
|4,000-word annotated bibliography/ongoing research project||For those students completing the theoretical pathway ONLY||55|