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ACA411 - Investigating Creative Methods

Unit details

Year2017 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Rea Dennis


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Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour Seminar per week


This unit will prepare students with the key language, concepts and approaches for scholarly writing on creative arts research and practice. Students will learn how to formulate creative research questions and their relationship to the modes and language of methodology in the creative arts. Students will investigate participant observation to learn about the subjective voice in practice-led research aligned with role of material thinking. The unit teaches students how to find, review and learn from other's research whilst also acting ethically in research practice. The unit will culminate in the production of the formal research proposal.


Presentation, 20%, 800 words

Review, 30%, 1200 words

Research Proposal, 50%, 2000 words

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