Courses & Units

Topics in Creative Arts and Media FSX406

Introduction

This unit provides an opportunity for you to explore in-depth historical, theoretical and/or contextual aspects of creative arts research. Topics focus on recent developments in key areas of research and practice, generated from current research activities within the School of Creative Arts and Media, enabling you to refine research and communication skills appropriate for postgraduate study.

Summary

Unit name Topics in Creative Arts and Media
Unit code FSX406
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts|Media|Music|Theatre
Coordinator Doctor Jane Woollard
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 10/7/2023 8/8/2023 28/8/2023 15/10/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Critically analyse current debates in scholarship in the creative arts and media and communication.
  • Evaluate and summarise a range of source materials relevant to your research interests.
  • Use written and oral modes of presentation to communicate scholarly concepts, debates, and theories to diverse audiences.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
not applicable

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus (Hobart and Launceston)

Weekly Tutorial/Workshop 2hrs

Plus, Synchronous online weekly lecture (1hr)

In addition: 7 hour engagement with unit content and self directed learning per week

AssessmentTask 3: Podcast Presentation (35%)|Task 1: Review of Creative Work or Media Object (25%)|Task 2: Annotated Bibliography (40%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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