Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Year and Campus:||2013 - Southbank|
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Duration & Credit Points:||50 credit points taken over 6 months full time. This course is available as full or part time.|
phone number: 9035 9168
Faculty of the VCA and MCM Student Centre
Ground Floor, Elisabeth Murdoch Building (Bld 860)
234 St Kilda Road
phone: 13 MELB (+61 13 63 52)
The course is an introduction to Arts and Community Engagement project developments within the broad practice of Community Cultural Development (CCD). It is a highly practical and skill based study program that is underpinned by theoretical frameworks, reading discussions, visiting guest speakers, group workshops and individual goal setting. It is delivered in an intensive model across 100 hours.
The study program will be delivered as experiential learning and will include examination of the current community contexts of the creative arts as a community-based practice. It aims to build awareness of the principles of community development & empowerment, as well as improving understanding of concepts of culture & cultural diversity, identity & narratives of representation, and the collaborative role of the creative artist and entrepreneur in community leadership. It is a course to prepare a pathway into many sectors of community life and to meet employment needs in cross-sectoral organisations, It is made up of four modules or subjects following a pedagogical progression culminating in the student presenting an ‘real world’ project proposal.
These skills will enable the student to be academically excellent, knowledgeable across disciplines, leaders in the community, attuned to cultural diversity and active global citizens. Thus fulfilling the Attributes of a graduate according to Learning and Teaching Plan 2007.
|Course Structure & Available Subjects:||
Four compulsory subjects, 12.5 credit points each:
|Core Participation Requirements:||
Participants should posses and/or display the potential within skill areas such as:
|Further Study:|| |
Graduates may progress to a wide range of other graduate coursework or research higher degree programs.
On completion of this course the students should demonstrate the ability to:
network, broker and mentor
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