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Undergraduate Course: Presentation: Methods & Context 4 (ARTX10037)

Course Outline
SchoolEdinburgh College of Art CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 4 Undergraduate) AvailabilityNot available to visiting students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryThis course will consolidate your knowledge and understanding of the impact of placing work in the public domain through presentations to internal, external and public audiences.

Course description You will be encouraged to use appropriate strategies and methods of contextualisation to reveal connections between art works and their conditions of production and presentation.

1.To define the understanding of effective methods of contextual and visual presentation within a social situation.
2.To enable you to determine a personal approach to recording, disseminating and documenting art work in a variety of contexts.
3.To enable a critical reflection of the interaction between art works and social situations through appropriate professional practice strategies.

Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Presentation: Methods & Context 3 (ARTX09073)
Co-requisites Students MUST also take: Art Practice 4 (ARTX10038) AND ( Visual Culture Research Project (20 credit) (ARTX10036) AND Visual Research 4 (40 credit) (ARTX10039)) OR ( Visual Culture Research Project (40 credit) (ARTX10040) AND Visual Research 4 (20 credit) (ARTX10035))
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements This course is only available to students on a Degree Programme in the School of Art.
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2020/21, 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 23, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 2, Supervised Practical/Workshop/Studio Hours 2, Feedback/Feedforward Hours 1, Formative Assessment Hours 1, Summative Assessment Hours 1, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 166 )
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.

1. One 20 minute presentation to peers and staff. You will get 2 opportunities to present before this is summatively assessed. On each of these occasions you will get written and verbal feedback.
2. Website or blog This should present your work externally.
Feedback Not entered
No Exam Information
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. Identify: Identify and present evidence of a self-directed autonomous practice.
  2. Synthesise: Building on previous experience present evidence of critical evaluation in the location of artwork within the broader context of current practice.
  3. Communicate: Present evidence of the testing and application of appropriate solutions to the dissemination, presentation and exhibition of your work through clear and precise strategies to informed audiences.
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Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Self Directed Study, Collaboration, Negotiation, Technical methods, Critical evaluation.
KeywordsVisual Presentation,documentation,exhibition,installation,dissemination.
Course organiserMr John Brown
Tel: 0131 221 6063
Course secretaryDr Eadaoin Lynch
Tel: (0131 6)51 5735
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