Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2012.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2012:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 1 1-hour lecture and 1 2-hour seminar each week |
Total Time Commitment: 120 hours
|Prerequisites:|| You must have taken the following subjects prior to enrolling in this subject |
Study Period Commencement:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||Attendance at all classes (tutorial/seminars/practical classes/lectures/labs) is obligatory. Failure to attend 80% of classes will normally result in failure in the subject.|
CoordinatorDr John Munro
ContactEducation Student Centre
|Subject Overview:||This subject will lead students to understand the processes involved in knowledge enhancement and transfer. Topics will include: the notion of creativity and innovation; the evaluation and critical analysis of ideas; the influence of sociological, historical and cultural influences on knowledge enhancement and creativity; novice versus expert representations of a topic; knowledge transfer and creativity. |
Students will be encouraged throughout to develop this understanding in the context of their tertiary learning and to understand themselves as knowledge enhancers.
|Objectives:||On completion of this subject, students will be able to: |
|Assessment:||A 2000-word assignment in which students will select a topic they are studying and examine it in terms of its source in and inherent potential for creativity, due mid-semester (50%); a 2000-word assignment in which students will select a topic they are studying and identify the processes by which they might creatively lead others to an enhanced knowledge of the area, due in the examination period (50%). |
|Prescribed Texts:||A book of readings will be produced.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||On completion of this subject students will be able to: |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Education - Understanding Knowledge |
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