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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Extends engagement with cultural, expressive relatedness, storying, conceptual and research frameworks of Indigenous visual arts including Elders' discussions, technical aspects of use of materials, studio based skills, routines and equipment.

Unit content

Topic 1: Cultural Respect including working with Elders
Topic 2: Indigenous Materials
Topic 3: Introduction to Cultural Narratives
Topic 4: Respectful Visual Practice

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: , GA2: , GA3: , GA4: , GA5: , GA6: , GA7:
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate an understanding of expressive and cultural techniques in visual representation
2 explain competence in visual relatedness and storytelling
3 demonstrate an understanding of models for ensuring respect, cultural safety and care in Aboriginal visual arts

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of expressive and cultural techniques in visual representation
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  2. explain competence in visual relatedness and storytelling
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. demonstrate an understanding of models for ensuring respect, cultural safety and care in Aboriginal visual arts
    • GA4:
    • GA7: