Courses & Units

Creativity for Life FXA101

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

Dr. Anne-Marie Forbes

Teaching staff

Dr. Anne-Marie Forbes, other profile and casual staff

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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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

Domestic

Band Field of Education

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Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Fully online

Assessment

Online quiz 10%, Creative projects 50%, reflection on creative projects 30% (1000 wds), Discussion Forum 10%

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Textbooks

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