CREATIVE ARTS HONOURS EXEGESIS A

CRA4EXA

2020

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Under supervision, students research and write an extended research essay (exegesis) of 7,300-9,000 words or equivalent. The exegesis will apply appropriate methodologies and critical frameworks in response to a research question and creative body of work developed as part of HUS4THA. The exegesis demonstrates students' capacity to make an original textual contribution to their chosen discipline. The topic must be approved by the discipline honours coordinator.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorRy Haskings

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 4 - UG/Hons/1st Yr PG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolment in AHCAB

Co-requisites HUS4THA

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Develop, with supervision, an original research plan, identifying project tasks, timelines and resources that are realistic given the time frame.

Activities:
Preparation of exegesis proposal and literature review.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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 (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

02. Develop and effectively communicate coherent arguments.

Activities:
Preparation of exegesis - focus on structure and argumentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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 (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Cite evidence appropriately and seek out and deploy relevant data for the solution of analytical problems.

Activities:
Preparation of exegesis - focus on structure and argumentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
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)
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)

04. Develop a command of the research literature relating to the project

Activities:
Preparation of exegesis - focus on argumentation.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing)
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 (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Personal and Professional Skills (Autonomy and independence,Ethical behaviour)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRy Haskings

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 10 - 22
One 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Times arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Satisfactory progress toward a research thesis (7,300-9,000 words)Supervisors will assess satisfactory progress against ILOs to determine continuation onto CRA4EXB100 01, 02, 03, 04

Bendigo, 2020, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorRy Haskings

Class requirements

Supervisor Consultation Week: 31 - 43
One 3.0 hours supervisor consultation other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.
"Times are arranged between student and supervisor"

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Satisfactory progress toward a research thesis (7,300-9,000 words)Supervisors will assess satisfactory progress against ILOs to determine continuation onto CRA4EXB100 01, 02, 03, 04