ILU302 - Creativity and Concept Development II

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Subject Title
Creativity and Concept Development II

Subject Description
Continuing on from Creativity I, this course will focus on creativity and how it is applied to illustration. The emphasis will be on human psychology and perception and imagination. Different approaches to visual problem solving, mind mapping and ?thinking outside of the box? will continue to be explored.

Credit Status
Independent Illustration Program

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Use a creative problem-solving system to see a long-term project through to completion.
2. Utilize individual and group brainstorming and creativity-enhancing techniques to assist with simple and complex concept development.
3. Gather research from a variety of sources, and process this into useful ideation material.
4. Demonstrate ability to work in a variety of styles, as required by given briefs.
5. Demonstrate ability to produce a project with a team.
6. Utilize text and paper engineering as dynamic components of contemporary illustration.
7. Demonstrate critical awareness of the contemporary illustration community.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Academic Integrity
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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.