|Assessment length / details
|Assessment 1 A digital proposal form including a completed project and a presentation of the digital proposal form A weekly updated notebook and a presentation of the weekly updated notebook
|Assessment 1 A digital proposal form including a completed project and a presentation of the digital proposal form accompanied by an audio recording. A weekly updated notebook and a presentation of the weekly updated notebook accompanied by an audio recording.
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
Effectively initiate and sustain an independent creative project
Apply appropriate technical skills to an independent creative project
Critically evaluate their independent project in relation to ideas and practices in the creative industry
Demonstrate an ability to propose, pitch and stage a public exhibition of their independent creative project
Demonstrate an ability to propose, pitch and manage a final collaborative project
This innovative and unique interdisciplinary art practice module is designed to give students the space, time and support to develop a self- directed project which will draw on their unique skills, expertise and experiences across media and disciplines gained from their chosen module options from within the Creative Arts and Fine Art course. The module teaches and supports the student to engage with the step by step creative process; experimentation, research and reflection which is essential to creative practice in any discipline. The student is encouraged to focus their projects on a given contemporary theme/topic/concept. The students are required to plan, propose and exhibit their completed project in a public exhibition. The students have an opportunity to gain professional practice skills through assisting in the event management of the public exhibition.
2. Further develop an understanding of how to maintain and manage the development of an independent project alongside artists practice and theoretical research and weekly online notebook posts
3. Further develop an understanding of how to document a project i.e. the step by step, week by week process and the final outcome via weekly online notebook posts
4. Further develop an understanding of how to complete and exhibit a completed independent project in a public exhibition
5. Further develop an understanding of how to propose the completed project for the public exhibition via a digital proposal form and presentation to the class, utilising a range of presentation methods e.g. images, media clips, drawings, maps and academic sources etc.
6. Further develop an understanding of how to present and articulate the completed project and the online notebook via a Powerpoint presentation i.e. utilising a range of presentation methods e.g. images, media clips and academic sources etc.
7. Further develop an understanding of how to conceive, develop, propose and pitch a student led group workshop via a Powerpoint presentation to the class
8. Further develop an understanding of how to conduct and present research in relation to the selected student led workshop via a Powerpoint presentation to the class
9. A fourth (CA students) or second (Fine Art students) opportunity to lead a student led group workshop
10. The second (CA students) or first (Fine Art students) opportunity to gain professional practice skills through assisting in the event management of the public exhibition.
Week 2 Lecture/seminar part 1
Week 3 Lecture/seminar part 2
Week 4 Workshop 1, individual tutorials and self - directed study/studio
Week 5 Workshop 2 individual tutorials and self - directed study/studio
Week 6 Reading Week
Week 7 Workshop 3 individual tutorials and self - directed study/studio
Week 8 Workshop 4 individual tutorials and self - directed study/studio
Week 9 Workshop 5 individual tutorials and self - directed study/studio
Week 10 Assignment 1 – Proposal presentation to the class
Week 11 Assignment 1 – Project presentation in the Public Exhibition
|Application of Number
|Where appropriate students will engage with number in relation to developing their projects, their presentations, their research and the exhibition.
|This module encourages and includes weekly group communication in workshops, presentations and project group meetings. It encourages and includes individual communication through individual presentations and individual tutorials. It encourages and includes team work through student led workshops
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|This will take place continually throughout the suite of 6 modules, taught through lectures/ seminars, workshops, presentations , individual tutorials, public exhibition and event management involvement
|Practically in relation to completing Powerpoint presentations, the digital proposal and Assessments 1& 2 Powerpoint presentations including video, audio and internet technology.
|Personal Development and Career planning
|Ongoing throughout the module through the development of 6 independent self – directed, process – based, step by step interdisciplinary practice, maintaining an online notebook, writing proposals, presenting proposals, preparing Powerpoint presentations, presenting Powerpoint presentations, proposing student led workshops, leading student led workshops, managing individual tutorials, writing a written review, exhibiting in a public space and event management
|Creative approaches to problem solving include identifying personal/professional/creative strengths and weaknesses, workshop designing, workshop management, project management, tailoring self-evaluation to a given specification and staging and installing a completed project in a public exhibition and event management
|In preparation for the presentations in the workshop series 1 – 5 and for assignments 1 & 2 digital media will be used.
|Subject Specific Skills
|Students will gain specific knowledge of their practice and the context for their practice
|In group workshops and when engaging critically with student presentations, providing informal oral and written feedback, working together towards a public exhibition and event management team skills
This module is at CQFW Level 5