Directed Study

Course code AART3500
Available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables

Description

This course is offered as an directed option within the Bachelor of Fine Art and the Bachelor of Music, to facilitate access to workplace conditions through either an off campus placement, on campus specialised media study or research. The study is self initiated and directed by the student based on a written submission and in consultation with their supervisor. The process of concept development will be explored through related technical and aesthetic research associated with industrial and commercial environments. There are limited places available and approval to undertake the course is required.

To facilitate access to workplace conditions through either off campus placement, on campus specialised media study and research. The study is self initiated and directed by the student in consultation with their supervisor. The process of concept development will be explored through related technical and aesthetic research associated with industrial and commercial environments. Students may utilise on campus facilities to gain intensive work experience in specialised, technical and theoretical aspects of studio areas.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 1 - 2015
  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. To encourage an individual directed study in areas of special interest not normally covered in generic or elective subjects. (Textile education students will complete a study involving the completion of a HSC based textiles project and folio).

2. To assist the student to structure a workable program of research and professional practice;

3. To encourage independent research and planning including experimentation, analysis and evaluation;

4. To encourage a creative, experimental approach to working practice;

5. To develop the ability to articulate ideas and concepts us ing a range of communication techniques including visual, verbal and written.

Content

Topics may include:

  • Individual contract development and design including management procedures, skills and timeline;
  • Research documentation methods including experimentation, analysis and evaluation;
  • Workplace structure and professional practice;
  • Specialised working processes specific to the study;
  • Theoretical and philosophical implications of the discipline;
  • Health and safety.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): . Students who have successfully completed are not eligible to enrol in AART3500.

Assumed Knowledge

1000 and 2000 level BFA courses or 1000 and 2000 level BMUS courses

Assessment Items

Project: Projects

Presentation: Seminar

Contact Hours

Individual Supervision

Face to Face On Campus 0.5 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Seminar

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 1 Weeks

Seminar is 2.0 hours in week eight of semester