School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

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

    Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Unit Code

    CUAACD601
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    55
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes, skills and knowledge required to extend skills with drawing and other forms of visual representation to develop a personal style suited to the individual's professional practice.
It applies to individuals with high-level cognitive and creative skills who work independently to develop and refine personalised approaches to visual representation to support their professional practice.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Equivalent Rule

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUVACD601A - Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools

Elements

  • 1. Advance technical skills and other visual representation tools
  • 2. Refine drawing and representational skills as visual-thinking tools
  • 3. Develop personalised style to support professional practice

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- use experimentation, practice, investigation and analysis to increase expertise with different techniques and media
- evaluate own expertise against personal aspirations
- develop a personalised style of drawing or visual representation that supports own professional creative work.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:
- explain how changing work contexts may impact on personal drawing styles
- describe techniques and devices to extend expertise in drawing and visual representation
- discuss physical properties and capabilities of a wide range of materials and tools used in drawing.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:
- drawing materials, tools and equipment.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

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.


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.

CUAACD601|1|1

School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

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

    Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools
  • Unit Code

    CUAACD601
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Nominal Hours

    55
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
    Online
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Ms Leisa Marie LANDRE-ORD

Description

This unit describes, skills and knowledge required to extend skills with drawing and other forms of visual representation to develop a personal style suited to the individual's professional practice.
It applies to individuals with high-level cognitive and creative skills who work independently to develop and refine personalised approaches to visual representation to support their professional practice.
No licensing, legislative or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Equivalent Rule

Supersedes and is equivalent to CUVACD601A - Extend professional expertise with drawing and other visual representation tools

Elements

  • 1. Advance technical skills and other visual representation tools
  • 2. Refine drawing and representational skills as visual-thinking tools
  • 3. Develop personalised style to support professional practice

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:
- use experimentation, practice, investigation and analysis to increase expertise with different techniques and media
- evaluate own expertise against personal aspirations
- develop a personalised style of drawing or visual representation that supports own professional creative work.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:
- explain how changing work contexts may impact on personal drawing styles
- describe techniques and devices to extend expertise in drawing and visual representation
- discuss physical properties and capabilities of a wide range of materials and tools used in drawing.

Assessment

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:
- drawing materials, tools and equipment.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Assessment

GS5 VET GRADING SCHEMA Used for WAAPA VET only

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.


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.

CUAACD601|1|2