Courses & Units

Critical Practices 2A FSA221

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

Through a series of lectures and tutorial/practical sessions this unit will present key contemporary, historical, philosophical and cultural debates and guide you through ways to describe and analyse them. You will be asked to explore and define critical cultural contexts that are relevant to creative practice (your own and others) using writing, presentation, making, critique and reflection. The unit will introduce curatorial practice as both a mode of creative expression as well as critique.

You will be asked to use a variety of perspectives and approaches to explore these topics through combined written and practical tasks. The assessment tasks will integrate different forms of communication including: oral presentation, writing and making.

Summary

Unit name Critical Practices 2A
Unit code FSA221
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts
Discipline Arts
Coordinator

Dr Svenja Kratz

Teaching staff

TBC

Level Intermediate
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 26/2/2018 23/3/2018 16/4/2018 3/6/2018

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

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Requisites

Prerequisites

FSA121 Critical Practices 1A and FSA122 Critical Practices 1B

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

3 hr weekly session comprised typically of a lecture and tutorial with an expectation of an additional 3 hrs independent work. (13 weeks, including an independent study week).

Assessment

Ongoing formative feedback through written, verbal, visual, individual and collective presentations and critique.  A folio of practical tasks and written texts staged over the semester and a reflective journal (100%)

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Textbooks

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