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ACA410 - Contemporary Debates in Creative Arts

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:P Pound

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Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


This unit introduces key debates, ideas and histories of contemporary arts movements and practices in a structured framework which will support student learning about how interpretations of creative arts practice and discourses may be used as a means to both inform and explain their own creative work and approaches. Within this context a key aim for this unit is to also emphasise the development of knowledge and skills for critical engagement, evaluation and interpretation of creative practice and the connection to conceiving a creative arts research project.


Assignment 1: Oral presentation, 20%

Assignment 2: Annotated Bibliography, 30%, 1200 words

Assignment 3: Research Essay, 50%, 2000 words

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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