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BCA3000 BCA Project A

Semester 1, 2022 Springfield On-campus
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Creative Arts
Student contribution band : 2021 Grandfather Funding Cl 2
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 27 June 2022

Staffing

Examiner: Bruce Woodward

Overview

This course seeks to explore at an advanced level the intersection between theory and practice in the creative arts. All 3rd year students in the Bachelor of Creative Arts will undertake this course to place them on a pathway to research, practice, performance and industry connection.

This course seeks to explore at an advanced level the intersection between theory and practice in the creative arts. The emphasis will be primarily on practice with a view to identifying and articulating the discoveries made through experiential methodologies in order to develop discipline expertise in the Creative Arts student.

Course learning outcomes

On completion of this course students will be able to demonstrate:

  1. self management and utilisation of cultural and critical literacies that can: identify, locate, access and utilise research and source materials/requirements for theoretical and/or applied projects (TLO 5, TLO2);
  2. academic written and oral communication through and engage scholarly approaches to articulate a coherent approach to the development of particular theoretical and/or applied creative arts projects (TLO 2, TLO 5);
  3. evaluate and engage discipline and professional literacy in the identification and articulation in diverse approaches to contemporary theoretical and/or applied creative arts practice (TLO1, TLO 4);
  4. recognise and reflect on social, cultural and ethical issues, and apply local and international perspectives to practice in the Creative Arts (TLO 6).

Topics

Description Weighting(%)
1. Topics will be determined in consultation with staff from the discipline areas of the BCA program. Topics will be based on actual community and/or artistic projects taking place during the semester, or will be designed to generate experimental applications of practice. A suite of projects will be available in the first class of the semester. 100.00

Text and materials required to be purchased or accessed

To be advised.

Student workload expectations

To do well in this subject, students are expected to commit approximately 10 hours per week including class contact hours, independent study, and all assessment tasks. If you are undertaking additional activities, which may include placements and residential schools, the weekly workload hours may vary.

Assessment details

Description Weighting (%)
PROJECT PROPOSAL 20
RESOURCE FILE/RESEARCH 10
WORK IN PROGRESS 20
FINAL PROJECT 50
Date printed 27 June 2022