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NM3904 - Philosophy of the Arts and the Reflective Practitioner

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

This subject is designed to introduce the Philosophy in the Arts in a manner which is applied to practice. In the subject, the nature of aesthetic experience and reasons why the arts are of value to us will be examined. The aim of the weekly tutorial and practical sessions will be to discuss theories of art/design and to reflect on how they may inform creative practice.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe theories of creative arts that explain the value of the arts to society;
  • create original works of art and analyse theories of art that relate to the aims of the work;
  • demonstrate analytical and reflective thinking in written communication.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Poster - (30%) - Individual
  • Oral > Interview - (20%) - Individual
  • Performance/Practice/Product > Creative work - (50%) - Individual.
Prerequisites: 18 CREDIT POINTS OF UNDERGRADUATE SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
NM2018

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 25-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:

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

  • 24 hours - Online activities
  • 12 hours online content
  • assessment and self-directed study
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

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.