Discipline Skills B

Subject 757-880 (2009)

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Credit Points: 12.50
Level: 6 (Graduate/Postgraduate)
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2009:

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: 6 hours per week for 12 weeks; 120 hours total commitment
Total Time Commitment: Not available
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: Practical studio-based workshops on the materials and structures of Performance, with seminar discussions providing a theoretical context. Areas of content include duet collaboration, processes of solo performance, small group devising methods, performance making strategies and performance pedagogies.
Assessment: Quality of work in critical discussions and practical project tasks (55%). Short papers totalling no more than 2500 words, reflecting on aspects of the subject (45%) (mid, end Semester) Hurdle requirement: 80%
Prescribed Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills: On completion of the subject students should have developed

The ability to create and organise aesthetic material

The ability to initiate creative work from a range of varied source materials

The ability to use a range of research tools and methodologies

The ability to understand the relationship between form and content

The ability to solve problems

The ability to lead others in the skills of problem solving

The ability to interpret and analyse

The capacity for critical thinking

The ability to work as a leader, showing initiative and openness

Links to further information: http://www.vca.unimelb.edu.au/
Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Performance Creation

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