Foundations in Creative Arts

Course code AART1010
Available in 2016
2016 Course Timetables

Description

Introduces students to foundational knowledge of elements of art, music, drama and dance. It will examine ways in which the four art forms can be integrated to create art that is dynamic and expressive, building upon basic understandings of the nature and purpose of these art forms.

Availability

Callaghan

  • Semester 1 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 1 - 2017
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Ourimbah

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

1. A practical appreciation of visual art, music, drama and dance as mediums of creative expression.

2. Foundational and integrative skills in the production of creative works in the mediums of visual art, music, drama and dance.

Content

Develop an awareness and understanding of the Creative Arts.

Be able to employ critical and analytical skills in relation to the interpretation of Creative Arts.

Be aware of the cultural and historical contexts of the Creative Arts.

Understand the importance of self-expression and the function of the Creative Arts.

Understand the developmental process, from conception to completion, of creative works.

Have an understanding of issues relating to Health and Safety.

Assessment Items

Performance: Performance

Project: Written Projects

Portfolio: Portfolio

In Term Test: In term test

Essay: Essay

Contact Hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah and Port Macquarie Nth Coast Inst

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Ourimbah Students Only: 1 hour Lecture weeks 1-9 1 hour Flexible Delivery weeks 10-13 Attendance: Due to the practical nature of this course students are expected to attend a minimum of 80% of classes.

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term