Introduces students to basic conceptual and research frameworks of visual arts practice and technical aspects of use of materials, studio based skills, routines and equipment.
Unit content- Studio skills and techniques - Basic studio routines and procedures - Media studies - Conceptual issues and visual arts practice - Health and safety issues - Journal keeping
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||apply basic studio skills||Creativity|
|2||demonstrate an understanding of basic studio routines and procedures||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|3||display and document their investigation of the intrinsic qualities, characteristics and behaviour of appropriate media||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|4||demonstrate a knowledge of selected conceptual issues underpinning contemporary art||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|5||identify issues fundamental to both safe handling of materials and use of basic equipment||Creativity|
|6||demonstrate an understanding of journal keeping||Intellectual rigour|
|7||illustrate an awareness of the connection between visual arts practice and research through journal-keeping strategies.||Creativity|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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