Courses & Units

Creativity for Life FXA101

Hobart

Introduction

This unit will provide an introduction to existing evidence-based research on the benefits of engagement with the arts in ageing, and strategies to mitigate risk factors for dementia employing creativity. The unit offers opportunities for students to undertake creative tasks and develop their own creativity.

Summary

Unit name Creativity for Life
Unit code FXA101
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts|Music|Theatre
Coordinator

Assoc Prof Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 Off-Campus International Domestic
Hobart Spring school (extended) Off-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Spring school (extended) 25/10/2021 17/11/2021 20/12/2021 13/2/2022

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrated an understanding of the evidence-based research of the benefits of engagement with the arts and creativity in ageing.
  2. Developed research and practical skills and methodologies associated with creativity in the arts.
  3. Demonstrated creativity and critical evaluation in practical engagement with the arts.
  4. Demonstrated scholarly written communication skills and appropriate use of discipline-specific terminology.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
100301 $993.00 $993.00 not applicable $2,445.00

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Assessment

Task 1: Online quiz (10%)

Task 2: Creative projects (50%)

Task 3: Reflection on creative projects (30%)

Task 4: Discussion forum (10%)

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Textbooks

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