Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
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|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 3-hours per week |
Total Time Commitment: 108
Admission to the BA (Extended)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||100-007 Communicatin and Performance 2|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/|
This subject builds on the skills developed in semester one and will focus around dramatic narrative styles, storytelling and metaphor, both formally and informally, improvised and prepared. Students will explore styles and forms from Indigenous and Non-indigenous perspectives through a range of stimuli including literature, art, music and performance. In the exploration of these ideas they will experiment with different theatrical ways to represent ideas such as: Forum theatre. This will lead to an advanced level of communication skills in improvisation, confident spontaneity in front of a group, developing assertiveness when negotiating ideas and different perspectives, responsibility to the ensemble, and organizational skills building to a performance.
On completion of this subject students will have developed their confidence in the following key areas:
|Assessment:||Solo monologue presentation during semester (20%). Three key written tasks submitted from writing portfolio during semester (30%) 2000 words. A major group devised storytelling performance piece - creation and performance. The presentation will be based on exploration and development of ideas based on a theme and other creative stimuli (50%) including research based essay and oral presentation. Attendance of 75% is a hurdle requirement in order to pass this subject.|
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Reading material will be provided as needed in the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of this subject students will:
|Notes:||This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts (Extended) program.|
Bachelor of Arts (Extended) |
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