HUMN 7002 Applied Imagination
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 101651
Coordinator Christy Hartlage Opens in new window
Description This unit asks students to reflect upon imagination and its use in research, inquiry, and social action. It challenges students to develop an applied understanding of imagination in the development of creative responses to personal and social concerns. Underlying this exploration is a challenge to students to reflect upon the relationship between form, content and communication, objectivity and subjectivity, arts theory and practice, the writer, performer, artist and educator. The unit considers mediums for expression and communication; imagination as an analytical tool, and imagination as a means for understanding, communicating and enabling intentions and outcomes.
Discipline Education Studies
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 1 10cp
Check your HECS Band contribution amount via the Fees page.
Level Postgraduate Coursework Level 7 subject
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate program, with the exception of those students enrolled in the Bachelor of Research Studies.
On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- analyse and differentiate qualities in creative texts
- communicate creative understandings
- apply theory to the imaginative process
- produce an imaginative response to a chosen issue
- critically reflect upon personal imaginative processes through unit content
- demonstrate appreciation of imaginative underpinnings of social construction
- An historical survey of conceptualisations of imagination
- Mapping The imaginative process: inter-relating personal and theoretical responses to performance, writing and Visual representation in A variety of contexts
- Evaluating quality and effectiveness in imaginative work
- Inquiring into The use of imagination in shaping personal and social agendas: The personal and social politics of imagination
- work with A variety of genres of Creative expression
- Creatively exploring personal experience and process of imagining
- imagining and developing Creative means for bringing about personal, social and cultural change
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Textual analysis in essay form||2,500 words||40||N||Individual|
|Imaginative presentation supported by written critical reflective discussion||2,500 words plus imaginative work (subject to negotiation with unit coordinator)||60||N||Individual|