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EDF20010

Academic Year 2024/2025

Creativity (EDF20010)

Subject:
English, Drama & Film
College:
Arts & Humanities
School:
English, Drama & Film
Level:
2 (Intermediate)
Credits:
5
Module Coordinator:
Professor P.J. Mathews
Trimester:
Autumn
Mode of Delivery:
On Campus
Internship Module:
No
How will I be graded?
Letter grades

Curricular information is subject to change.

The aim of this course is to focus on the processes of creativity and creative collaboration across the three subject areas of English, Drama and Film. Students will engage with a number of case studies that will introduce them to the dynamics of creative production in the broad context of the creative industries. Students will benefit from engagement with a number of distinguished UCD Creative Fellows who will make guest contributions during the term. In terms of assessment, students will be required to produce original creative outputs rather than conventional academic essays and assignments.

About this Module

Learning Outcomes:

During this module, students will:
- Learn about processes of creativity and collaboration in the creative industries
- Engage with a range of case studies on creativity
- Gain an understanding of the distinctive roles and processes of creativity and collaboration
- Learn how to produce creative outputs

Indicative Module Content:

This module will give students the opportunity to engage with a number of distinguished UCD Creative Fellows who will make guest contributions during the course. Students will produce original creative outputs rather than conventional academic essays and assignments.

Student Effort Hours:
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

28

Autonomous Student Learning

75

Seminar (or Webinar)

22

Total

125


Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
The module will include case studies, contributions from guest artists, independent and collaborative work. Students will produce creative outputs and a reflective journal.

Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
 

Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade In Module Component Repeat Offered
Individual Project: Students are required to complete a creative output by week 12 Week 12 Graded Yes

70

Yes
Practical Skills Assessment: Students complete a project proposal based on a 'real life' funding call. Week 4 Graded Yes

30

Yes

Carry forward of passed components
No
 

Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring No
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 

Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Not yet recorded.

Name Role
Mr Dunk Murphy Tutor