Course Title: Analyse cultural history and theory

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5348 Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Analyse cultural history and theory

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OART5003C

City Campus

TAFE

340T Art

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

OART5003C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term2 2021

Course Contact: Tyler Payne

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4320

Course Contact Email: tyler.payne@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:

CUARES503 Analyse cultural history and theory

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 is ongoing throughout the course and will include two projects/presentation.

Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on Canvas.