Course Title: Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6149 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 65

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

EMPL7111C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Deborah Williams

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4215

Course Contact Email: deborah.williams@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop skills and knowledge required to research, analyse and debate exploration of creativity and its application to work and life practice. You will be able to gain insight into fields of practice traditionally considered as ’creative’, such as the arts, but may equally relate to much broader fields of human activity and endeavour.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT601 Research and apply concepts and theories of creativity

Elements:

1 Research concepts and theories of creativity

2 Apply theories of creativity to practice

3 Develop, articulate and debate own perspectives theories and practices of creativity


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 requires completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.

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