EXPLORING CREATIVE ARTS

CRA1ECA

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to a transdisciplinary approach to Creative Arts. Transdisciplinary creative arts practice occurs at the intersection of creative writing, performance, media arts and visual arts - opening these disciplines to practices and ideas that they share but that also transcend each of these individual disciplines. Intuition and play are fundamental to the skills and concepts of creativity that are introduced in this subject.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHester Joyce

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop introductory level skills and knowledge of the practices, languages and techniques in a transdisciplinary approach to creative arts.

Activities:
Class and online exercises
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Develop, research and evaluate ideas, concepts, and processes through creative, critical and reflective thinking and practice at introductory level

Activities:
Tutorial critique of exercises using concepts from lectures
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Apply relevant skills and knowledge to produce and realise works, artefact and forms of creative expression at introductory level.

Activities:
production of creative work and/or simulation games
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

04. Interpret, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments in modes suited to a range of audiences at introductory level.

Activities:
blogging, group work and class discussion
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)

05. Work independently and collaboratively in the Creative Arts Discipline in response to project demands.

Activities:
single and group project work
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

06. Recognize and reflect on social, cultural, and ethical issues, and apply local and international perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts.

Activities:
reflection group discussion in tutorials and online
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Speaking (Speaking)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Teamwork (Teamwork)

07. Use sustainability as a context for researching and creating art that incorporates the concept of complex interactions between the environmental, social and economic, and that addresses our impacts on, and obligations for future generations.

Activities:
single or group sustainability project
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNorie Neumark

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.

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

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
1,600-word Portfolio and Journal/blog40 01, 02, 03
600-word equivalent creative exercise 1 & Tutorial critique of exercises15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
600-word equivalent creative exercise 2 & Tutorial critique of exercises15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
600-word equivalent creative exercise 3 & Tutorial critique of exercises15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07
600-word equivalent creative exercise 4 & Tutorial critique of exercises15 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07