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Performance (9590.1)

Level: Undergraduate First Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Journalism & Creative Writing

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    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154951) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (136463) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit explores performance in practical, theoretical and philosophical terms, asking the questions: What is Performance? Why do I perform? How do I prepare for a performance? How do I connect with my audience? What do I want to achieve through my performance? How can I make my performance more persuasive?

    In practical tutorials, students will develop performance projects of their own in music or other media (presentation, speech, spoken report, demonstration).

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Prepare effectively for a performance;

    2. Choose appropriate material for performance;

    3. Understand the elements of persuasive performance;

    4. Explain and demonstrate strategies for connecting with an audience; and

    5. Introduce a performance to an audience.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week.

    Prerequisites

    None.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    NONE

    Incompatible Units

    NONE.

    Equivalent Units

    NO.

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