Applied Project 2 (Performance Creation)

Subject 757-863 (2009)

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Credit Points: 50.00
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 2 hours per week
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

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Subject Overview:

This subject consists of two knowledge areas:

Performance Theory: understanding ways of analysing and discussing performances in terms of current and classical descriptive and interpretative perspectives.

Research Skills: learning to discriminate qualitative and quantitative research methods and to apply them to explore selected issues within creative practice.

There will be regular classes in both areas but they will be organised so as to optimise the possibilities for interface between them and to allow for periods of concentrated focus to support various phases of the student's research project.

Assessment: Oral presentation (40%); 2 Papers each of 2000 words one at end of Semester One, one at end of Semester Two (30% each).
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

On completion of this subject the student should:

  • Demonstrate the capacity to evaluate and synthesise data and other information;
  • Demonstrate an ability to access data and other information from a range of sources;
  • Demonstrate an advanced ability to discourse on artistic practice in the context of wider aesthetic, social and historical domains;
  • Demonstrate an ability to apply relevant research processes to specific cultural practice.
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Related Course(s): Master of Theatre Practice

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