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Unit description

Presents materials and methods for visual arts practice including a guide to OH&S in the studio. Introduces students to basic cultural, conceptual and research frameworks of Indigenous visual arts

Unit content

Topic 1: Intellectual Property and Cultural Respect
Topic 2: Introduction to Aboriginal Materials and Methods
Topic 3: Beginning Visual Practice

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1demonstrate an understanding of expressive practice and cultural techniques in visual representationCreativityCultural competence
2describe the concepts of visual relatedness and storytelling in arts practiceCreativityCommunication and social skills
3demonstrate an understanding of the principles of respect, cultural safety and occupational health and safety in Aboriginal visual arts practice Knowledge of a disciplineCultural competence

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate an understanding of expressive practice and cultural techniques in visual representation
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. describe the concepts of visual relatedness and storytelling in arts practice
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the principles of respect, cultural safety and occupational health and safety in Aboriginal visual arts practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Teaching and assessment

Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1

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