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Undergraduate Course: Presentation: Methods & Context 1 (ARTX07049)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 7 (Year 1 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to the School of Art.

This course will introduce key concepts and approaches to presenting and disseminating your work. You will begin to form a knowledge and understanding of placing your work in the public domain through a range of practices, presentations and exhibitions. You will be introduced to the professional practices related to art practice.

1. To instruct you in effective methods of contextual and visual presentation.
2. To instruct and enable you to understand appropriate methods of recording, disseminating and documenting art work.
3. To instruct and encourage you to articulate and engage in appropriate professional practice strategies.

Course description Not entered
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Introduction to Visual & Cultural Studies (ARTX07046) AND Art Practice 1 (ARTX07047) AND Visual Research 1 (ARTX07048)
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to ECA students on degree programmes belonging to the School of Art.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2014/15, Not available to visiting students (SS1) Quota:  None
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 5, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 15, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 7, External Visit Hours 2, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 18, Formative Assessment Hours 3, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 143 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 0 %, Coursework 100 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Assessment is formative at end of Semester 1 and summative at end of Semester 2.
Semester 1-
2 (minimum) Formative assessments - hand in digital documentation at end of project blocks- 5 images/files evidencing evidencing Presentation: methods and context LOs.
1 Formative Mid Session Review at end of semester. You can submit work not previously assessed. Grades from semester are aggregated and moderated in light of any new work you present or if there is academic judgment that one project has negatively affected grade profile.

Semester 2-
2 Formative assessments in the studio at end of Week 5 and Week 12 - hand in digital documentation of work from project- 5 images/files evidencing evidencing Presentation: methods and context LOs. Only Grades from final 6 week project in your chosen specialism count to final grade profile.

Final Summative Assessment in Week 15 - hand in digital documentation of work from last 6 week project- 5 images/files evidencing Presentation: methods and context LOs. Grades from Week 12 assessment are moderated in the light of this submission by Stage 1 Art Co-ordinator and Head of School of Art, or deputy.

Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. (You will be assessed against three Learning Outcomes and all are equally weighted:)
    Identify: Identify a range of methods of presentation appropriate to practice.
  2. Synthesise: Refine the key strategies of contextual and visual presentation relevant to art practice.
  3. Communicate: Communicate appropriate solutions and formats to engage an audience.
Reading List
Specific Bibliography will be determined by studio tutors.
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Self Directed Study, Collaboration, Negotiation, Technical methods, Critical evaluation.
KeywordsArt Practice, Exhibition, Presentation, Documentation, Research Methods, Audience engagement.
Course organiserMr Stephen Hunter
Tel: (0131 6)51 5853
Course secretaryMrs Margaret Milner
Tel: (0131 6)51 5879
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