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BA3000 - Arts Edge

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject is the core capstone subject of the Bachelor of Arts course. Students will synthesise and integrate their learning across their BA studies. Students will look to their futures as employees, thinkers, leaders and global citizens. A range of individual and collaborative activities will allow students to demonstrate initiative, resourcefulness, imagination, innovation, scepticism and critical engagement with the grand challenges facing people and societies of the tropics.

Learning Outcomes

  • demonstrate high level oral and written communication skills and media literacies;
  • reflect on, integrate and document knowledge and skills acquired in the Bachelor of Arts;
  • apply knowledge and skills to identify and address the ways in which learning from major areas of study enables employability in various forms;
  • experience and reflect on the importance of collaboration and team work in various fields of employment;
  • plan, and execute a high quality research and/or creative capstone project appropriate to their major;
  • reflect on and integrate life-long learning knowledge and skills acquired during the students studies that will enhance their adaptability in fast-changing professional environments.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Students have successfully completed at least 48 credit points at levels 1,2 and 3 of tertiary study
Prerequisites: BA1001 AND BA1002

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - 1-hour face-to-face weekly seminars
  • 26 hours - Online mini-lectures, vodcasts, podcasts and collaborate sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (40%); engagement in reflective practices, group discussions and exercises (30%).

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 39 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - 13wks x 3 hr block workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (40%); engagement in reflective practices, group discussions and exercises (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Dr Marie Oelgemoeller
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Amy Forbes, Dr Marie Oelgemoeller.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours on-campus > Workshops/Seminars - 1-hour face-to-face weekly seminars
  • 26 hours - Online mini-lectures, vodcasts, podcasts and collaborate sessions
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (40%); engagement in reflective practices, groups discussions and exercises (30%).

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 52
Census Date 08-Aug-2019
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 13 hours on-campus > Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (40%); engagement in reflective practices, group discussions and exercises (30%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.