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Unit of Study AAD72202 - Modern Art and the Avant-Garde (2020)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 recognise the various visual languages and aesthetic philosophies of modernism
2 articulate relationships between the avant-garde and modernity in Western and non-Western cultures
3 describe the key socio-political factors that impinged upon a range of modernist art practices
4 demonstrate an understanding of academic writing skills, information literacy, library and online research
5 achieve effective teamwork skills
6 demonstrate critical comprehension skills and annotation ability for a range of reference materials.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. recognise the various visual languages and aesthetic philosophies of modernism
    • GA1:
  2. articulate relationships between the avant-garde and modernity in Western and non-Western cultures
    • GA1:
  3. describe the key socio-political factors that impinged upon a range of modernist art practices
    • GA7:
  4. demonstrate an understanding of academic writing skills, information literacy, library and online research
    • GA6:
  5. achieve effective teamwork skills
    • GA7:
  6. demonstrate critical comprehension skills and annotation ability for a range of reference materials.
    • GA1:

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