Collaborative work is integral to working in and with the creative and cultural industries. This unit encourages you to take supported creative risks and introduces you to work-integrated learning methods and practices. Students and staff will propose creative projects that will be available for you to choose on, from across Media and Communication, Fine Arts, Music and Theatre and Performance. Many projects will exist at the intersections between those disciplines. Over the course of the semester, you will be introduced to interdisciplinary approaches for devising and refining creative work, and best practices for working in a team environment that mimics the emergent cultural industries.
|Unit name||Creative Lab|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
|Coordinator||Doctor Kathleen Williams|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Apply disciplinary understanding to a collaborative project to creatively engage with current issues and practices in the creative arts and industries
- Reflect on your contribution to identifying and/or responding to a creative brief;
- Craft your communication skills for a publicly facing context by demonstrating awareness of industry norms and/or methods.
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On Campus (Hobart and Launceston)
Weekly Workshops (3 Hours)
Plus an additional 7 hours engagement with unit content and self-directed learning per week
|Assessment||Task 1: Pitch (individual) (20%)|Task 2: Documentation of collaborative work (30%)|Task 3: Delivery of final work or work-in-progress (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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