Subject CCDP60006 (2011)

Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.

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

This subject is not offered in 2011.

Time Commitment: Contact Hours: Fieldwork of approximately 120 hours
Total Time Commitment: Fieldwork of approximately 120 hours.
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirments for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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Subject Overview: Students will be provided with the opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge developed within the course, to a practical work environment and observe professional practice within the field of community cultural develoment practice.
Objectives: 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.
Assessment: Documentation and/or project journal totalling 1,500 words (35%); report from placement mentor/supervisor (15%); critical and reflective analysis of the practicuum of 2,000 words (50%).
Prescribed Texts: None
Recommended Texts: None
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

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Generic Skills:

At the completion of the subject students 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.
• Understand their relationship with and responsibility to their cultural environment and society.

Related Course(s): Postgraduate Diploma in Community Cultural Development Practice

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