Introduces students to the use of creativity in a range of artistic disciplines and professional settings. It investigates the relation between artistic innovation and the cultural industries of the past and present, with an emphasis on issues such as collaboration, interdisciplinarity, economic sustainability and identity. Creativity is examined as an important yet enigmatic skill set that can serve to reinvigorate communities and forge new professional opportunities.
Introduction: Creativity in a Contemporary Context
Creativity before Capitalism
Creativity and Commerce: Tensions in Modernism
Creativity and Communist Production
Creativity, Collaboration and New Technologies
Creativity and the Culture Industry
Creativity and National Identity
Creativity and Economic Policy
Creative Industries Pedagogy
Creativity and the Artist-as-Producer
What is a Portfolio Career?
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||Analyse principles and concepts of creativity||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Demonstrate an understanding of the history and operations of arts and creative industries||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Report on professional creative industry practices in an Australian context||Creativity|
|4||Identify interdisciplinary practices in a range of historical and contemporary contexts||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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