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Arts & Communities: Values & Methods (CCDP90009)

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Overview

Year of offerNot available in 2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codeCCDP90009
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

On completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

  • display an ability for critical discourse
  • confidently communicate verbal and written skills
  • exhibit the skills to interpret, analyse and problem-solve
  • demonstrate an understanding of community cultural development theoretical frameworks, philosophy, history and practice
  • present a developed knowledge of the creative processes within community-based arts practice
  • display an understanding of historical contexts of the practice including community development and contemporary art
  • express cultural development theory and practice in an accessible form at community level, through both written and oral methods
  • demonstrate leadership and mentor skills

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

  • display an ability for intellectual discourse
  • confidently communicate verbal and written skills
  • exhibit the skills to interpret, analyse and problem-solve
  • demonstrate an understanding of community cultural development theoretical frameworks, philosophy, history and practice
  • present a developed knowledge of the creative processes within community-based arts practice
  • express community cultural development theory and practice in an accessible form at community level, through both written and oral methods
  • demonstrate leadership and mentor skills

Generic skills

On completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

  • exhibit extensive theoretical and practical knowledge of their discipline including relevant professional knowledge, skills, discipline and ethics as they relate to a practising artist working in diverse CCD contexts;
  • demonstrate capacities for artistic imagination, creativity, transformation and interpretation;
  • demonstrate practical skills in respect of critical analysis, problem solving, report writing, team work and oral and written communication;
  • demonstrate a flexible and innovative approach to the national and international challenges for the professional artist working in CCD practice in the 21st century;
  • work at various levels, both as an individual and as a team member, in a wide variety of artistic and community environments;
  • contribute to a range of cross-sectoral environments as artistic collaborators and leaders;
  • demonstrate an open, independent and inquiring attitude towards contemporary cultural developments and new ideas;
  • critically and creatively engage with topics of cultural significance across communities;
  • understand and appreciate how all the arts connect with the broader society and contribute to its social and economic development, and
  • understand their relationship with and responsibility to their cultural environment and society.

Last updated: 9 November 2018