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BA3000 - Arts Edge

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Arts & Social Sciences

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 the BA in contemporary national and global contexts, and look to their futures as employees, thinkers, leaders and citizens. A range of student-initiated 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.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to deploy critically evaluated information to practical ends;
  • The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
  • The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively.
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

Cairns, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg
Lecturers: <Person not found>, Assoc. Professor Douglas Hunt.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours workshops/Seminars - 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.
  • 30 hours - Students will engage in collaborative and self-directed activities related to the assessment items.
Assessment: collaborative team presentation assignment (50%); assignments (20%); second individual assignment (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 15-Nov-2012
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours workshops/Seminars - 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.
  • 30 hours - Collaborative and Self-directed activites related to assessment items.
Assessment: collaborative team presentation assignment (50%); assignments (20%); second individual assignment (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen, Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen, Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg.
Workload expectations:
  • 10 hours workshops/Seminars - 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.
  • 30 hours - Students will engage in collaborative and self-directed activities related to the assessment items.
Assessment: collaborative team presentation assignment (50%); assignments (20%); second individual assignment (30%).
Restrictions: An enrolment quota applies to this offering.

Study Period 2, External
Census Date 23-Aug-2012
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen, Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Victoria Kuttainen, Assoc. Professor Anita Lundberg.
Workload expectations:
  • 40 hours - 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.
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCUandOther
Assessment: collaborative team presentation assignment (50%); assignments (20%); second individual assignment (30%).
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.