THTR11102 - Production 1

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this unit you will develop an introductory level of technical, creative and performance skills within the context of the presentation of a publicly performed theatrical work. Each succeeding unit in Production will require you to demonstrate a greater degree of interpretative and executant skill development. You will be introduced to the functioning of the theatre and will undertake a study of the various roles and responsibilities of the people who work in the theatre. You will also learn basic theatre safety operations in the context of various theatre performance scenarios.

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.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

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Residential School No Residential School

Unit Availabilities from Term 2 - 2020

Term 1 - 2021 Profile
Mackay

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. Practical Assessment 50%
2. In-class Test(s) 40%
3. Online Quiz(zes) 10%

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 Policy for more details of interim results and final grades

Past Exams

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Previous Feedback

Term 1 - 2020 : The overall satisfaction for students in the last offering of this course was 4.3 (on a 5 point Likert scale), based on a 60% 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: Moodle
Feedback
Clarity of assessment tasks within this unit
Recommendation
Assessment on Moodle will be further refined to provide greater clarification on both the unit material and the assessment tasks and outcomes.
Action Taken
Assessment on Moodle requires further revision if moving the unit online, as was the case in 2020 due to COVID-19.
Unit learning Outcomes

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

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the functioning of the theatre and the roles and responsibilities of those who work in the theatre
  2. Apply various basic theatre safety operations in the context of various theatrical performance scenarios
  3. Work independently in the preparation of material for rehearsals and performance
  4. Work collaboratively to create all aspects of a theatre production, include performance, technical and creative tasks as assigned
  5. Synthesize new ideas into performance, technical and creative roles at an introductory level
  6. Execute, during public performance, various technical and performance roles at an introductory level, and in a manner appropriate to the genre of theatrical work and the assigned role
  7. Critically reflect on your performance practice and contribution to the team during the major theatrical performance in this unit.

Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Practical Assessment
2 - In-class Test(s)
3 - Online Quiz(zes)
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
Graduate Level
Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
1 - Communication
2 - Problem Solving
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
5 - Team Work
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 - Practical Assessment
2 - In-class Test(s)
3 - Online Quiz(zes)