CART602 – Eco Creative Practice

Module code
Module title
Eco Creative Practice
To give learners an awareness of how to create a positive impact on the natural environment through understanding resources used in creative practices and processes, both locally and globally. There is an emphasis on models used to track and understand resource use, as well as mechanisms for social behavioral change. Analysis will focus on giving learners a broad understanding of the historical, indigenous and contemporary contexts to caring for the natural environment.
  • BM1801
  • BM1802
  • BM1901
  • BM1902
NZQA Level
Level 6
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Supported
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended – methods will involve online activities, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate.
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate the ability to identify key impactors that are causing negative impacts on the natural environment locally and globally.
2. Research and analyse common codes and conventions that lower humanities environmental footprint in regard to a creative practice.
3. Analyse, reflect and create potential solutions to environmental issues and social responsibilities in regard to a creative practice.
• Historical origins and indigenous cultures
• Use of resources that impact the environment
• Industrial milestones
• Resource use, impact and regulations
• Social behavioral change
• Sustainable resource use strategies
• Climate change
• Creative practitioner code of practice
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students must complete all assessments and gain an overall mark of 50% in order to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
• Studio and presentation spaces
• Domain-specific software and tools, including industry-spec computers.