WHAT IS CREATIVITY?

CRA1STO

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

The meaning of creativity has shifted and changed over time, from the romantic model of the artistic genius, to today's buzz around the 'creative economy' and 'creative cities'. This subject frames contemporary creativity in the arts as a process of investigation and enquiry, examining the relationship of today's creative practitioners to social, cultural, institutional and political contexts. This subject will cover a number of key concepts and frameworks for contemporary arts practice, Students will respond to theoretical texts and artistic case studies through critical and creative exercises, developing their own answers to the question: What is creativity?

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesN/A

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be admitted in one of the following courses: ABCA, ABCAB, ABCAM, EBEDP, EBEDPM, EBEDPB, EBEDS, EBEDSM, EBEDSB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

COMMUNICATION - Communicating and Influencing
COMMUNICATION - Cultural Intelligence and Global Perspective
DISCIPLINE KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Creativity and Innovation
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
INQUIRY AND ANALYSIS - Research and Evidence-Based Inquiry
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Adaptability and Self-Management
PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL - Ethical and Social Responsibility

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Recognise and reflect on the theoretical, social and historical context of postmodern and contemporary arts practices.
02. Research and evaluate approaches to creativity across a range of arts practices.
03. Engage with a range of ideas and theories through creative responses.
04. Interpret, communicate and present ideas, problems and arguments in modes suited to a range of audiences
05. Demonstrate independent thinking in your essay materials

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay 800 words

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Creative task 1200 words

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Essay 2000 words

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay 800 words

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Creative task 1200 words

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Essay 2000 words

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Mildura, 2020, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorCaroline Wallace

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.00 h seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Essay 800 words

N/AN/AN/ANo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5

Creative task 1200 words

N/AN/AN/ANo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Essay 2000 words

N/AN/AN/ANo50 SILO1, SILO2, SILO4, SILO5