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

    Introduction to Drawing
  • Unit Code

    VIS1303
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr David Christopher FITZALLEN

Description

This unit introduces students to two and three-dimensional drawing systems through visual research, practical projects and workshops. Students develop a critical approach to representational and non-representational language and the relationship between form, content and context within contemporary drawing.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded GDT2101

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Critically discuss representational and non-representational language as used in drawing.
  2. Demonstrate safe work practice in the studio and workshops.
  3. Describe the form, content and context in contemporary drawings.
  4. Discuss the technical and aesthetic decisions aspects of drawing.
  5. Produce drawings that demonstrate the basic processes and skills of traditional and contemporary drawing systems.
  6. Produce visual research material using contemporary drawing systems.

Unit Content

  1. Contemporary drawing for visual research.
  2. Drawing processes and skills.
  3. Form, content and context in the production of drawing.
  4. Introduction to traditional drawing systems.
  5. Representation and non-representation.
  6. Safe work practice in studios and workshops.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures. Demonstrations. Workshops.

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
Creative WorkCreative Project (part A)40%
Creative WorkCreative Project (part B)40%
JournalVisual Diary20%

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

    Introduction to Drawing
  • Unit Code

    VIS1303
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    1
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Mr David Christopher FITZALLEN

Description

This unit introduces students to two and three-dimensional drawing systems through visual research, practical projects and workshops. Students develop a critical approach to representational and non-representational language and the relationship between form, content and context within contemporary drawing.

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded GDT2101

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Critically discuss representational and non-representational language as used in drawing.
  2. Demonstrate safe work practice in the studio and workshops.
  3. Describe the form, content and context in contemporary drawings.
  4. Discuss the technical and aesthetic decisions aspects of drawing.
  5. Produce drawings that demonstrate the basic processes and skills of traditional and contemporary drawing systems.
  6. Produce visual research material using contemporary drawing systems.

Unit Content

  1. Contemporary drawing for visual research.
  2. Drawing processes and skills.
  3. Form, content and context in the production of drawing.
  4. Introduction to traditional drawing systems.
  5. Representation and non-representation.
  6. Safe work practice in studios and workshops.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures. Demonstrations. Workshops.

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
Creative WorkCreative Project (part A)40%
Creative WorkCreative Project (part B)40%
JournalVisual Diary20%

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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