This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to further application of technologies in own creative practice. It applies to individuals who produce creative digital media work or integrate digital and traditional media. Their technology exploration is conducted independently with mentoring and guidance as required. 

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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: - research, experiment with and integrate technologies to create individual styles of digital art, and; - use and adapt technologies in ways that support coherence of own creative works. Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - explain the ways in which a range of digital technologies and processes are used, adapted, combined and challenged by professional artists in contemporary practice; - list cost and supply parameters issues for different technologies and types of equipment to support professional practice; - explain storage requirements and options for different materials used in digital work; - describe ways to remain informed of changes in digital art technologies, and; - explain key safety requirements for digital technologies in an art context.

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