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Unit details

ACA410 - Contemporary Debates in Creative Arts

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:J Keane
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

ACA710

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

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.

Assessment

Assignment 1: Oral presentation, 20%

Assignment 2: Annotated Bibliography, 30%, 1200 words

Assignment 3: Research Essay, 50%, 2000 words

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$769$769$2659$3010

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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