Creativity for Life
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- 25 Oct 2021
Australia’s fourth oldest university, the University of Tasmania, is highly regarded internationally for teaching and academic excellence. The university offers more than 100 undergraduate degrees and more than 50 postgraduate programs across a range of disciplines. The university offers students a diverse range of opportunities, the chance to learn from leading experts, and excellent preparation for their future careers.
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate an understanding of the evidence-based research of the benefits of engagement with the arts and creativity in ageing
- Develop research and practical skills and methodologies associated with creativity in the arts
- Demonstrate creativity and critical evaluation in practical engagement with the arts
- Demonstrate scholarly written communication skills and appropriate use of discipline-specific terminology
- Introduction, journaling
- Creativity and the brain
- The ageing brain and creativity
- Reflection on creativity
No eligibility requirements
No special requirements
This subject will provide an introduction to existing research on the benefits of engagement with the arts during the process of ageing, and discusses the role of creativity in reducing risk factors for dementia. Assessment tasks give students opportunities to explore, develop, and reflect on their own creativity guided by specialist staff from the University of Tasmania School of Creative Arts and Media.
- Online quiz (10%)
- Creative projects (50%)
- Written reflection (30%)
- Discussion forum participation (10%)
Current study term: 24 Oct 21 to 13 Feb 22
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