School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Pre-Modernism
  • Unit Code

    CCC2101
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Vahri Gae MCKENZIE

Description

This unit explores selected historic periods in Western arts and culture, from the Greeks to the Victorians, covering the Medieval era, the Gothic awakening, the Renaissance, Baroque and the Enlightenment. It will focus on the historic context and the cultural products that emerged from the selected periods including art, design, architecture, communications technology, theatre and literature. The influence of key works and their relevance to contemporary arts and culture is investigated in student activities.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 60 credit points

Equivalent Rule

CCC2100

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Identify aspects of creative arts practice from the Greeks to the Victorians.
  2. Understand the influence of historical and cultural precedents on contemporary arts and cultural products.
  3. Explore and critically evaluate the relationship between creative arts practice and historic context.
  4. Synthesise relationships between the history of ideas and selected cultural products that emerged in art, design, architecture, theatre, literature and communication technology.

Unit Content

  1. Introduction to the central preoccupations and styles of selected historic periods from Western arts and culture.
  2. Relevance of the selected periods and their cultural products and practices to contemporary arts and culture.
  3. Relationships between forms of art, design, architecture, communications technology, theatre, literature and the ideas of their time.
  4. Investigation of arts movements and styles associated with particular historic periods and critical study of some specific works in each of these.
  5. Production of creative works utilising the theories and practices of historic figures and movements from the Ancient Greeks to the Victorians through workshop activities.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures, tutorials, audio-visual presentations.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
Case StudyResearch paper and presentation on selected theme, movement or individual50%
ProjectResearch essay or creative project50%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
Case StudyResearch paper and presentation on selected theme, movement or individual50%
ProjectResearch essay or creative project50%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Arts and Humanities

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Pre-Modernism
  • Unit Code

    CCC2101
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Vahri Gae MCKENZIE

Description

This unit explores selected historic periods in Western arts and culture, from the Greeks to the Victorians, covering the Medieval era, the Gothic awakening, the Renaissance, Baroque and the Enlightenment. It will focus on the historic context and the cultural products that emerged from the selected periods including art, design, architecture, communications technology, theatre and literature. The influence of key works and their relevance to contemporary arts and culture is investigated in student activities.

Prerequisite Rule

Students must pass 60 credit points

Equivalent Rule

CCC2100

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Identify aspects of creative arts practice from the Greeks to the Victorians.
  2. Understand the influence of historical and cultural precedents on contemporary arts and cultural products.
  3. Explore and critically evaluate the relationship between creative arts practice and historic context.
  4. Synthesise relationships between the history of ideas and selected cultural products that emerged in art, design, architecture, theatre, literature and communication technology.

Unit Content

  1. Introduction to the central preoccupations and styles of selected historic periods from Western arts and culture.
  2. Relevance of the selected periods and their cultural products and practices to contemporary arts and culture.
  3. Relationships between forms of art, design, architecture, communications technology, theatre, literature and the ideas of their time.
  4. Investigation of arts movements and styles associated with particular historic periods and critical study of some specific works in each of these.
  5. Production of creative works utilising the theories and practices of historic figures and movements from the Ancient Greeks to the Victorians through workshop activities.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures, tutorials, audio-visual presentations.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
Case StudyResearch paper and presentation on selected theme, movement or individual50%
ProjectResearch essay or creative project50%
ONLINE
TypeDescriptionValue
Case StudyResearch paper and presentation on selected theme, movement or individual50%
ProjectResearch essay or creative project50%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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