Course Title: Critique cultural works

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5348 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Critique cultural works

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OART5004C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Phillip Allan

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4030

Course Contact Email: p.allan@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge required to research, analyse and debate cultural history and theory. You will be able to gain insight into historical art movements that will support and develop your own approach to creative work.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUARES502 Critique cultural works

Elements:

1. Select focus for cultural research

2. Conduct critical analysis

3. Discuss cultural history and theory

4. Develop own practice from research


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Select an appropriate research focus
  • Analyse cultural ideas and information
  • Develop substantiated positions to support professional practice
  • Participate in informed discussion of cultural history and theory.

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Recognise historical and theatrical contemporary cultural practices
  • Develop opinions and ideas about cultural history and theory.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program capabilities. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:

  • Written and or/oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.


An assessment charter (http://mams.rmit.edu.au/kh6a3ly2wi2h1.pdf ) summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures which are described and referenced in a single document: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=ln1kd66y87rc