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NM2020 - Visual Communication and Creativity

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.

Students will be provided with a solid grounding in the theory and language of contemporary arts, including a historical overview of the emergence of the discipline and an analysis of new directions. The significant impact of global information networks will be explored from a range of perspectives and students will also be exposed to a range of significant art works that embody contemporary arts.

Learning Outcomes

  • explain the emergence and place of contemporary arts in society;
  • apply the theory and language of contemporary arts across a range of contexts and settings;
  • contextualise contemporary arts as a discipline of arts practice.
NM1000 NM1011


Study Period 1, External
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Robyn Glade-Wright.
Workload expectations:

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

  • 13 hours lectures - On-Line Lecture
  • 13 hours tutorials - Threaded Discussion
  • 13 hours practicals - Video Instructionals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: short survey (30%); quiz on lecture materials (20%); tutorial presentation (20%); online forum (weekly review) (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.