This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to explore the history and social impact of creativity.

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Vocational and further education (TAFE)
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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - communication skills to discuss and explore ideas about creativity with others, and; - comprehension skills to interpret information dealing with potentially complex ideas.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - impact of creativity at different points in history, including contemporary perspectives; - potential links between the history of creativity and current individuals and communities; - sources of information on the history and social impact of creativity, and; - ways in which different factors impact on creativity and how it is demonstrated in various cultural contexts.

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