Course Title: Extend cultural research expertise

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6128 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Extend cultural research expertise

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 50

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6312C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
VE 2016,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Jennifer Cabraja and Fay Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email: visualarts@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge skills and knowledge required to extend and refine individual cultural research capability, both in the context of own practice and as part of the broader cultural context.

Independent professional practice in the creative industries involves the ability to research and engage with current cultural debate and with cultural history and theory.
At this level, you will engage in a self-directed independent research process.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVRES601A Extend cultural research expertise

Elements:

1.Situate own practice in the wider context

2.Extend research capability

3.Refine and articulate own positions and ideas


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.