Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 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.
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
CoordinatorDr Robert Brown, Ms Jennifer Stevens-Ballenger
This subject focuses on the integral connection between play, the arts and engagement in childhood. Through workshops, seminars, observations and site-visits, students will interpret and examine playful, creative and artful experiences. To understand and learn how to facilitate children’s engagement, students will experience, observe and co-play in a range of real-life settings. The experiential nature of the subject is supported by knowledge drawn from a range of disciplines incorporating theories of engagement, play and creativity, artistic creation, and human development through art. Sites of practice may include museums, galleries, early learning centres, hospitals and community centres.
There will be three items of assessment.
Item 1: Observation and Analysis of Play, Creativity and Artful Experience (Paper) 2,400 words, due week 8, 60%
This subject has a minimum hurdle requirement of 80% attendance at all tutorials, seminars and workshops.
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Course readings will be provided.
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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|
This subject will assist students to acquire the following graduate attributes:
|Links to further information:||http://education.unimelb.edu.au/study_with_us/breadth/creative_projects_digital_technologies#creativity|
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Creativity, the Arts, and Young People |
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