THTR13124 - Theatre Studies 3: Mask, Myth and Ritual

General Information

Unit Synopsis

In this unit you will study the development and structure of theatre styles from a variety of historical and cultural contexts including, but not limited to, classical and contemporary Asian and European theatre. You will also analyse relevant performance practices as they relate to the theatrical conventions and dramatic literature of each genre and time period.

Details

Level Undergraduate
Unit Level 2
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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Unit Availabilities from Term 1 - 2020

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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. Take Home Exam 50%
2. Research Assignment 50%

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%).

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Students engaged by inclusion of practical assessments and integration of theoretical concepts with practice.
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Continue inclusion of practical assessments and practical instruction in unit curriculum.
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Unit learning Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss the development and structure of theatre styles from classical and contemporary Asian and European theatre
  2. Articulate various attributes of performance practice relating to classical and contemporary Asian and European theatre
  3. Relate the performance practices in each genre to the theatrical conventions and broader political, social, and cultural contexts of the period.

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Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Learning Outcomes
Assessment Tasks Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Take Home Exam
2 - Research Assignment
Alignment of Graduate Attributes to Learning Outcomes
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Intermediate Level
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Graduate Attributes Learning Outcomes
1 2 3
1 - Communication
3 - Critical Thinking
4 - Information Literacy
Alignment of Assessment Tasks to Graduate Attributes
Introductory Level
Intermediate Level
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Assessment Tasks Graduate Attributes
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
1 - Take Home Exam
2 - Research Assignment