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Unit of Study ART00498 - Contemporary Debates in Visual Culture (2015)

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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 articulate the conditions and contradictions of contemporary visual discourses
2 relate post-structural theories to contemporary visual practices
3 recognise theoretical strategies relevant to contemporary visual practices
4 demonstrate fluency with relevant visual languages and issues
5 demonstrate capable information literacy skills relevant to visual culture
6 demonstrate effective teamwork skills
7 demonstrate capable critical writing skills relevant to the visual arts industry

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

  1. articulate the conditions and contradictions of contemporary visual discourses
    • GA1:
    • GA7:
  2. relate post-structural theories to contemporary visual practices
    • GA1:
  3. recognise theoretical strategies relevant to contemporary visual practices
    • GA1:
  4. demonstrate fluency with relevant visual languages and issues
    • GA7:
  5. demonstrate capable information literacy skills relevant to visual culture
    • GA7:
  6. demonstrate effective teamwork skills
    • GA6:
  7. demonstrate capable critical writing skills relevant to the visual arts industry
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

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