Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:March, Southbank - Taught on campus.
June, Southbank - Taught on campus.
November, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 20 |
Total Time Commitment:
One week: 40 hours (including reading)
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Equivalent of 3 years professional practice in the creative arts industry
|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.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Dean Merlino
Mr Dean Merlino
phone number: 9035 9138
The first unit/ subject 1 will examine the social, cultural, artistic, philosophical and ethical content and context of CCD practice. Teaching and learning approaches will examine the current community contexts of the creative arts as a community based practice in Australia and Internationally. Study will be conducted through lectures, readings, group discussions, and visiting talks from some leading practitioners. The readings will be drawn from current Australian and International CCD best practice. Students will be made aware of the principles of community development – empowerment, social change, human rights, cultural values and diversity, local knowledge, inclusiveness, community building, sustainability and global/local interfaces. In addition, students will conduct individual research on a CCD program and present a talk on what underpins that program.
Display a broad local/global understanding, with high regard for human rights, equity and ethics.
Jim Ife "Chapter 10: Principles of community Development" in Community- Based Alternatives in an Age of Globalisation Melbourne, Pearson Education Australia 2001, pp. 210-225
Ariene Goldbard "Chapter 1: Understanding Community Cultural Development" in New Creative Community: The Art of Cultural Development Oakland, New Village Press, 2006 pp. 17 -42
Eleanora Belfiore & Oliver Bennett The Social Impact of the Arts - Palgrave Macmillan Publishers 201
Pablo Helguera Education for Socially Engaged Art –materials & techniques handbook - Pinto Books Inc 2011
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
The ability to:
use a range of research tools and methodologies
interpret and analyse
to reflect and evaluate
for critical thinking
Graduate Certificate in Arts and Community Engagement |
Master of Directing for Performance
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