Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours |
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|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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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.
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CoordinatorDr Alyson Campbell
Dr Alyson Campbell
This subject aims to develop an understanding of the major critical issues in the field of performance, and a range of methodologies appropriate to the production, documentation and analysis of performance texts, contexts and processes. It introduces and examines the relationship between research and practice within the context of practice led research. It addresses questions of what research methodologies are and, through weekly seminars and exercises, explores a range of these methods and research paradigms, key issues and practical skills relevant to the creative arts. It assists students in identifying and developing research methodologies appropriate to the performing arts.
To facilitate discussion of research ethics, including codes of conduct and ethical frameworks governing research.
Written assignment 1: Identifying research questions and methodologies appropriate to own practice - 1500 words, due in Week 8 (30%)
Written assignment 2: Research essay 2000 words, due in assessment period (40%)
Individual seminar presentation, 15 minutes, due weeks 7-11 ((30%)
Nelson, R. (2013) Practice as Research in the Arts: Principles, Protocols, Pedagogies, Resistances. Basingstoke: Palgrave MacMillan.
Barrett, E and Bolt, B (2007) Practice as Research: Approaches to Creative Arts Enquiry, London: I.B. Tauris.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Master of Directing for Performance |
Master of Dramaturgy
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