Course Title: Participate in creative activities

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: GEDU5973

Course Title: Participate in creative activities

School: 365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Campus: City Campus

Program: C1073 - Certificate I in Transition Education

Course Contact : Liz Cotter

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254870

Course Contact

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 50

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.

Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to plan and participate in one or more creative activities.  This course focuses on exploring, accessing and participating in creative activities.

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

VU20452 Participate in creative activities


1. Investigate creative activities that may be of interest 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Investigate the reasons and benefits for participating in creative activities

1.2 Explore creative activities currently enjoyed by the learner

1.3 Clarify a range of possible creative activities



2. Explore participation in creative activity

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify the requirements for participation in selected possible activity/ies

2.2 Assess ability to comply with requirements for participation

2.3 Enrol or make personal arrangements for participation in activities


3. Participate in chosen creative activities

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Make arrangements necessary to participate in selected activity

3.2 Engage in creative activity

3.3 Display appropriate behaviours while participating in creative activity

Learning Outcomes

On successful completio of this course you will have developed the following skills and knowledge:

communication skills to plan participation in creative activities and to work with others where necessary

problem solving skills to identify own goals in relation to creative activities

self management skills to identify personal needs regarding creative activities

planning and organisation skills to engage in creative activities

teamwork skills to work with others in creative activities

knowledge of the importance of creative activities

Details of Learning Activities

You will be involved in learning activities which will be timetabled for a particular time each week for the duration of the semester.

Learning activities will take place in the art room.  There will be timetabled excursions to art galleries and other venues.

Learning activities for this unit will include:

  • Project work
  • Excursions
  • Group and/or individual art project

Teaching Schedule

You will be provided with a comprehensive workshop schedule at your first class in February that will highlight the different days of the week and the classes that are scheduled for this course.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts




Other Resources

You will be provided with all art materials required for this course, however you may want to supplement your art projects with your own materials.  Cameras and mobile phones would be useful for some activites.  Your teacher will advise you when these may be needed.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment in this course is ongoing and will include the following:

Simple Written Questions

Demonstration of Participation

Project work

Assessment Tasks

There are two assessment tasks you will need to complete for this course.

  • Assessment task one - Written questions
  • Assessment task 2 - Demonstration

You will have teacher-support for all assessment activities

For the assessment activities, you will have the opportunity to present your work to the teacher in parts, for appraisal, before final submission.  You will have the opportunity to ask questions and do any written task orally if needed.

Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency.  These are available from the Program Coordinator or the subject teacher. 

This program is delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment.  Grades include -

CA: Competency Achieved

NYC: Not Yet Competent

DNS: Did Not Submit for assessment

Other Information

Assessment Tasks Submission Cover Sheet
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

It is strongly advised that you attend all workshops in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your competency. Information regarding student feedback can be found at:;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. The Student progress policy can be found at:;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension. Information regarding application for special consideration can be found at:;ID=g43abm17hc9w

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity Web site:;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

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