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ACC101 - Creativity and Dangerous Ideas

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:R Woodcock




Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

Campus mode: Geelong:

1 x 1 hour Class in Weeks 1 - 3

1 x 1 hour Seminar in Week 3

1 x 2 hour Seminar in Weeks 4 - 11

Campus mode: Burwood:

1 x 1 hour Class in Weeks 1 - 3

1 x 2 hour Seminar in Weeks 3 - 11

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit explores interpretations of creativity and inventiveness in individual, social, artistic, business and cultural contexts. The major focus is on questioning interpretations of creativity through the creative person, product, place and process while challenging the comfort of the known and familiar. The concept of ‘dangerous ideas’ informs critical life skills for twenty first century social, cultural and workplace environments which are constantly changing, chaotic and unpredictable.


Creativity Exemplars, 20%, equivalent 800 words

Seminar Presentation/Discussion, 30%, equivalent 1200 words

Digital Workbook, 50%, equivalent 2000 words

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

Unit fee information available soon

2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

Your units are priced based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.

You can calculate the cost of each unit by using the following calculation:

Course fee x unit EFTSL value = unit price

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