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Unit of competency details

CUARES403 - Research history and theory to inform own arts practice (Release 1)

Summary

Usage recommendation:
Current
Mapping:
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Supersedes and is equivalent to CUVRES401A - Research history and theory to inform own arts practiceUpdated to meet Standards for Training Packages. 14/Jan/2016

Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 15/Jan/2016


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Classifications

SchemeCodeClassification value
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120105 Learning Skills Programmes 

Classification history

SchemeCodeClassification valueStart dateEnd date
ASCED Module/Unit of Competency Field of Education Identifier 120105 Learning Skills Programmes 24/Jun/2016 
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Unit Of competency

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Application

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to use investigative and critical thinking techniques to evaluate history and theory information and distil key themes and ideas.

It applies to individuals working in all areas of arts practice.

No licensing, legislative or certification conditions apply to this unit at the time of publication.

Unit Sector

Knowledge management – research

Elements and Performance Criteria

ELEMENT 

PERFORMANCE CRITERIA 

Elements describe the essential outcomes.

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element.

1. Research history and theory

1.1 Discuss research ideas with appropriate people and identify implications for own arts practice

1.2 Identify and investigate new and alternative information sources for relevance to own arts practice

1.3 Use formal and informal research techniques to access information

1.4 Organise research materials and findings for current and future use

2. Link research to own arts practice

2.1 Evaluate information in context of own arts practice and work of others

2.2 Assess ways in which different aspects of history and theory may be used, adapted and challenged

2.3 Extract key themes, ideas and opinions to assist in clarity of thought

2.4 Develop conclusions from research findings in consultation with appropriate people

3. Update and maintain knowledge of trends in own arts practice

3.1 Identify and use opportunities to update and expand own knowledge of history and theory

3.2 Incorporate knowledge into own arts practice

3.3 Seek feedback on quality of research methodology and outcomes, and note areas for future improvement

Foundation Skills

This section describes language, literacy, numeracy and employment skills incorporated in the performance criteria that are required for competent performance.

Skill 

Performance 

Criteria 

Description 

Reading

1.2-1.4, 2.1-2.3

  • Interprets complex information obtained from a range of sources and critically analyses how content may be applied in personal practice

Writing

1.3, 2.1, 3.3

  • Documents research information, conclusions and process improvements using clear language and relevant terminology

Oral Communication

1.1, 2.4, 3.3

  • Clearly articulates methodologies and conclusions using language appropriate to the audience and environment
  • Uses listening and questioning techniques to elicit feedback and confirm understanding

Navigate the world of work

1.2, 3.1, 3.3

  • Accepts responsibility and ownership of research tasks to update and maintain knowledge
  • Identifies improvement processes in own practice

Interact with others

1.1, 2.4, 3.3

  • Selects and uses appropriate communication methods and practices in discussions of work methodology and outcomes with others
  • Seeks and considers the merit of feedback from informed sources to enhance future performance

Get the work done

1.2, 1.4, 2.1-2.3, 3.2

  • Takes responsibility for planning and organising own workload, using consultative processes to assist decision making about methodology and outcomes
  • Identifies concepts, principles and features of approaches used in other contexts and evaluates their connection to own work
  • Extracts key themes and messages for incorporation into own practice

Unit Mapping Information

Code and title  

current version 

Code and title 

previous version 

Comments 

Equivalence status 

CUARES403 Research history and theory to inform own arts practice

CUVRES401A Research history and theory to inform own arts practice

Updated to meet Standards for Training Packages.

Equivalent unit

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5

 

Assessment requirements

Modification History

Release 

Comments 

Release 1

This version first released with CUA Creative Arts and Culture Training Package version 2.0.

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • use research and critical thinking techniques to evaluate theoretical and historical information and distil key themes and ideas
  • organise research materials and outcomes for application to own arts practice
  • use discussion with others to inform research ideas and methodology
  • identify and use opportunities to update knowledge information.

Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • identify sources of information about history and theory relating to own arts practice and the work of others
  • explain formal and informal research techniques
  • outline how information can be organised so that it can be easily accessed and applied to own arts practice.

Assessment Conditions

Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:

  • a range of relevant and current information services
  • opportunities for discussion and feedback.

Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.

Links

Companion Volume implementation guides are found in VETNet - https://vetnet.gov.au/Pages/TrainingDocs.aspx?q=1db201d9-4006-4430-839f-382ef6b803d5