PERF11021 - Community Arts

General Information

Unit Synopsis

This unit is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop a knowledge and appreciation of their own community and its social fabric and values. From this knowledge base students will contribute to arts workshops around a specific issue/event within that community. The focus is on a multi-dimensional arts experience incorporating members of the community involved in the issue/event. The communities studied and the arts experience developed may be local, regional, intrastate, national, specific areas of the world, for example, Asia/Pacific region or global.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 1
Credit Points 6
Student Contribution Band 1
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites There are no pre-requisites for the unit.
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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2018

Term 1 - 2018 Profile
Distance
Term 2 - 2018 Profile
Distance
Term 1 - 2019 Profile
Online
Term 2 - 2019 Profile
Online

Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Assessment Overview

Recommended Student Time Commitment

Each 6-credit Undergraduate unit at CQUniversity requires an overall time commitment of an average of 12.5 hours of study per week, making a total of 150 hours for the unit.

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task Weighting
1. Written Assessment 40%
2. Practical Assessment 30%
3. Written Assessment 30%

This is a graded unit: your overall grade will be calculated from the marks or grades for each assessment task, based on the relative weightings shown in the table above. You must obtain an overall mark for the unit of at least 50%, or an overall grade of ‘pass’ in order to pass the unit. If any ‘pass/fail’ tasks are shown in the table above they must also be completed successfully (‘pass’ grade). You must also meet any minimum mark requirements specified for a particular assessment task, as detailed in the ‘assessment task’ section (note that in some instances, the minimum mark for a task may be greater than 50%).

Consult the University’s Grades and Results Procedures for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2018 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.5 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 80% response rate.

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Source: Student Feedback
Feedback
The assessment tasks were useful in aiding learning.
Recommendation
Continue to provide clarity in unit structure and assessment information.
Action Taken
Discussions were held with enrolled students to ensure clarity of assessment and to keep students engaged with their involvement.
Source: Unit Evaluation
Feedback
More resources in relation to the written assignment
Recommendation
Resources will be reviewed and updated and added to, where deemed necessary
Action Taken
Nil.
Unit learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to:

  1. An insight into the values and needs of their local community
  2. Knowledge of the pressures of society on some groups in the community
  3. An understanding of the role of the arts in the interpretation of such pressures
  4. An ability to identify positive and negative events in the community and portray them through interpretation in performance
  5. Skills in developing links between arts and communities from local to global from indigenous Australia to Asia/Pacific regions.

N/A

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Written Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
6 - Information Technology Competence
7 - Cross Cultural Competence
8 - Ethical practice
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Written Assessment
3 - Written Assessment
2 - Practical Assessment