Students will select a digital-based artifact or artifacts and describe, analyse, critique and compare with other works within the genre. Consider how does your artifact/program/event relates to any of the course themes. (Themes such as creativity, computer afforded environments, performance and design and composition techniques, and online communities and cultural contexts in which works are produced and exist.
Your digital artifact may be one or combination of a digital artifact such video/film, digital images/photographs/paintings, a digital story, a multi-presentation (e.g. Keynote, Prezi, Ppt.), an animation, digitally produced music composition/mash-up or remix, a podcast, digital comic, poster, a web site, software application, virtual world/digital game, online collaboration such as a music jam or digital ‘Art Exhibition’, a place or event (e.g. Australian Centre for Moving Image, Future Music exhibition)….
- Quality of description and analysis of artifact/s with reference to key questions, concepts and themes,
- Evidence of reflection on the intent and meaning of the work/event,
- Critique, compare and contrast with similar works within the genre.
- Evidence of a clear thesis with direction to a conclusion
- Evidence of reading and research
|Evaluates critiques work with clear and insightful argument and with reference to readings||Evaluates insightfully the technical aspects of the artefact in relation to other aspects of the work, supported by reference to relevant examples.||Evaluates insightfully the meaning and intention of the artefact, supported by reference to relevant examples.||Evaluates insightfully the artefact/s in relation to relevant key questions, themes, concepts and readings.||Evaluates insightfully creative/artistic aspects of the artefact|
|Analyses artefact and compares and draws links to other relevant works||Analyses technical aspects of the artefact in relation to other aspects of the work.||Analyses possible intentions/purpose of the artefact with reference to relevant examples/aspects of the artefact.||Analyses work in relation to some relevant key questions, themes and concepts.||Analyses creative/artistic aspects of the artefact|
|Describes features and aspects of the artefact with reference to readings||Identifies and describes key technical aspects of the artefact||Describes possible intentions or purpose of the artefact||Describes some relevant questions, themes/issues||Describes creative/artistic aspects of the artefact|
|Identifies key features||Lists technical aspects of the artefact||Lists possible intentions or purpose of the artefact||Lists some relevant course themes, concepts|
|Indicators:||Review/critique of technical aspects of artefact/s||Review/critique of meaning and intention of artefact/s||Review/critique of key questions, themes and concepts||Review/critique of creative/artistic aspects of the artefact/s|
|Various sources are referenced accurately, and the ideas cited are conveyed. There is evidence that the writer has referenced a range of sources accurately, conveyed key ideas, theories and concepts in a precise and consistent way.||The review/critique is highly cohesive. It demonstrates interrelationships between its various sections. A clear and coherent discussion/argument is developed.|
|Various sources are referenced accurately, and the ideas cited are conveyed in clear and insightful ways||A logical structure and flow is developed. The review/critique demonstrates interrelationships between its various sections|
|Referencing of sources is accurate and adequately depicts the ideas cited||The critique/review is adequately structured to achieve its purpose and aid its development.|
|Insufficient evidence of referencing and/or of accuracy when referencing||Insufficient organisation and structuring of ideas|
|Referencing and accuracy (i.e. consistency of referencing style; appropriate breadth of referencing/sources; accurate depiction of key ideas; theories and concepts||Written expression (i.e. clarity of expression; spelling; punctuation; grammar; sentence structure; coherence of arguments)|