Foundations in Creative Arts

Course code AART1010Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

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.

Attendance: students are expected to attend a minimum of 80% of this course

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1, Semester 2
OurimbahSemester 1, Semester 2
Port Macquarie Nth Coast InstSemester 2
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesAfter successfully completing AART1010 students will be able to demonstrate:

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.
ContentDevelop 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.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed Knowledgenone
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Other: (please specify)Task 1: 50% Due Week 6
Submit either:
A) 1200 - 1500 word written assignment
OR
B) A creative work (or series of creative works) with an accompanying 350 word analytical interpretation related to topics covered during weeks 1-6
Other: (please specify)Task 2: 50% Due Week 13
Submit either:
A) 1200 1500 word written assignment
OR
B) A creative work (or series of creative works) with an accompanying 350 word analytical interpretation related to topics covered during weeks 7-13
Contact HoursTutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for AART1010