Comparative Critical Reading (ICIB8071)

Level: 
8
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To analyse critical and theoretical dimensions, key principles and approaches for a specialist area of creative arts practice through the comparative critical reading of selected texts (written word, oral presentations, creative works and researched essays, etc.). This course is designed to challenge existing ideas about creative practice by surveying the landscape of contemporary theory and to enable the positioning of those ideas into the students personal frame of practice.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Master of Creative Practice programme or the Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice programme or the Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice programme to enrol in this course.
Topics include: 

Topics may include
Creating a review question Criteria for selecting texts Literature Review, what are they? How are they structured? Locating your work within the wider body of knowledge Reading critically and selectively
Referencing Self-critical writing Synthesising findings Takanga and knowledge Using databases What is literature? What is a text?
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

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Note: This course is offered as part of Master of Creative Practice, Postgraduate Certificate in Creative Practice, Postgraduate Diploma in Creative Practice.

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