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CRIT501 – Critical Methods 1

Module code
Module title
Critical Methods 1
To introduce students to researching, analysing, critically engaging with and communicating about creative outputs, with awareness of relevant cultural and media discourses, contexts, and environments.
  • BM1801
  • BM1802
  • BM1901
  • BM1902
NZQA Level
Level 5
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate research and communication strategies relevant to creative practitioners
2. Analyse media, cultural, and creative practices and discourses in specified creative contexts
3. Identify and explain principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi, as they apply to selected creative practice
?Contextual research skills
?Discourse identification
?Collaborative, creative, and communicative skills
?Media and creative discourse
?Te Tiriti o Waitangi
Assessment Criteria
PortfolioEvidence Portfolio100

The portfolio comprises multiple components. Students must complete all assessments and gain an overall mark of at least 50% in order to pass this module.
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended - methods will involve online activities, ePortfolio, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate
Learning and Teaching Resource
? Audiovisual presentation spaces
? Consultation with Wintec’s Maori Achievement Office, and elsewhere

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