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NM2018 - Creative Culture: The Value of the Arts

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

This subject is a teach-out offering available to students enrolled in the disestablished BCAM degree only.

This subject is designed to provide students with a sound working knowledge of theories and philosophies relevant to Creative Arts. The subject aims to build understandings of theoretical perspectives regarding aesthetics and value of the arts through weekly lectures, readings and tutorials sessions. Weekly tutorials engage students in discussions about Contemporary Arts in terms of aesthetics, form, content, context and ideology.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe the history and theories underpinning creative arts practice since the advent of Modernism and with a focus on the Contemporary Arts;
  • examine theories that describe normative theories of the Arts;
  • describe the aesthetic qualities of creative works;
  • structure concise, descriptive and analytical oral and written arguments about creative works and the meaning and value of the Arts.
Prerequisites: 18CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
NM2101 NM3001 CV3010


Study Period 2, External
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Robyn Glade-Wright.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 38 hours - 12hrs online lectures and 26 hrs online discussion board
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: presentations (20%); essay (40%); interview (40%).

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.