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BA3000 - Arts Edge

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts and Social Sciences (pre 2015)

This subject is the core capstone subject of the Bachelor of Arts course. Students will synthesise and integrate their learning across their BA studies, examine the place of Liberal Arts in contemporary national and global contexts, and look to their futures as employees, thinkers, leaders and citizens. A range of individual and collaborative activites will allow students to demonstrate the initiative, resourcefullness, imagination, scepticism, intellectual gregariousness and industry associated with Arts study, and apply them to future workplaces or areas of research or citizenship.

Learning Outcomes

  • Reflect on, integrate and document knowledge and skills developed during the course of Arts studies;
  • Apply knowledge and skills to contemporary workplaces or areas of research interest;
  • Collaborate with peers to develop and present an exploration of the value of the BA in contemporary national and global contexts for employees, leaders and citizens;
  • Demonstrate high level oral and written communication skills and media literacies.
Assumed
Knowledge:
Restricted to students enrolled in the final year of a Bachelor of Arts and who have successfully completed 48 credit points at level 1 and 2 of tertiary study..
Prerequisites: Restricted to students enrolled in the final year of a Bachelor of Arts and who have successfully completed 48 credit points at level 1 and 2 of tertiary study.

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg
Lecturer: Assoc. Professor Allison Craven.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - Lecture/seminar sessions will provide frameworks, stimuli, options, and facilitate opportunities for students to work together across disciplines to generate and critique ideas and possibilities. Seminars may also involve wider members of the JCU community such as those from Careers and Employment, the BA Course Advisory Group, BA alumni, and more.
  • 13 hours tutorials - Students will engage in collaborative and self-directed activities related to the assessment items.
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); e-portfolio and position application (individual) (20%); myba (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Allison Craven, Ms Kate Sheppard, Mrs Kylie Bartlett, Ms Elaine Charlton.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - Students will engage in collaborative and self-directed activities related to the assessment items.Through LearnJCU and other outlets, students will access frameworks, stimuli, options, and opportunities to work together across disciplines to generate and critique ideas and possibilities. Some activities may also reach to wider members of the JCU community such as those from Careers and Employment, the BA Course Advisory Group, BA alumni, and more.
  • 13 hours - External students will participate in weekly online forums on LearnJCU; and/or in other online formats as advised by the lecturer.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); e-portfolio and position application (individual) (20%); myba (individual) (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg
Lecturer: Mr Chrystopher Spicer.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - Lecture/seminar sessions will provide frameworks, stimuli and options and facilitate opportunities for students to work together across disciplines to generate and critique ideas and possibilities. Seminars may also involve wider members of the JCU community such as those from Careers and Employment, the BA Course Advisory Group, BA alumni and others.
  • 13 hours tutorials - Students will engage in collaborative and self-directed activities related to the assessment items.
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); e-portfolio and application (individual) (20%); myba (individual) (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 51
Census Date 20-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - Lecture/seminars sessions will provide frameworks, stimuli and options, and facilitate opportunities for students to work together across disciplines to generate and critique ideas and possibilities. The seminars may also involve wider members of the JCU community such as those from Careers and Employment, the BA Course Advisory Group, BA alumni and others.
  • 13 hours tutorials - Collaborative and Self-directed activites related to assessment items.
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); e-portfolio and position application (individual) (20%); myba (individual) (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Internal, Study Period 53
Census Date 13-Nov-2014
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - Lecture/seminars sessions will provide frameworks, stimuli and options, and facilitate opportunities for students to work together across disciplines to generate and critique ideas and possibilities. The seminars may also involve wider members of the JCU community such as those from Careers and Employment, the BA Course Advisory Group, BA alumni and others.
  • 13 hours tutorials - Collaborative and Self-directed activites related to assessment items.
Assessment: presentations (30%); assignments (30%); e-portfolio and position application (individual) (20%); myba (individual) (20%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

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.