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
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Creative Arts and Media
Discipline Arts|Music|Theatre
Coordinator Associate Professor Anne-Marie Forbes
Available as student elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania
Level Introductory

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
Spring school (extended) 25/10/2021 17/11/2021 20/12/2021 13/2/2022
Semester 1 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021

* 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 2021 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2021 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Demonstrated an understanding of the evidence-based research of the benefits of engagement with the arts and creativity in ageing
  • Developed research and practical skills and methodologies associated with creativity in the arts
  • Demonstrated creativity and critical evaluation in practical engagement with the arts
  • Demonstrated scholarly written communication skills and appropriate use of discipline-specific terminology
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
  • Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
  • HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
  • FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4

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2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP

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Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (10%)|Model/Artefact (50%)|Discussion posts (online) (10%)|Critically Appraised Topic (30%)
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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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