In a 1500-2000 word essay outline 2-3 aspects of creativity and critically analyse how these aspects of creativity have been applied in a specific occupation or profession of your choice. Use real world examples to support your analysis.

In a 1500-2000 word essay outline 2-3 aspects of creativity and critically analyse how these aspects of creativity have been applied in a specific occupation or profession of your choice. Use real world examples to support your analysis.

DETAILS:
You must write a draft of your essay to hand in during your tutorial in week 8. You need to make two copies of your draft to bring to your tutorial in week 9 to use in peer review with one of your colleagues from your tutorial group.

Week 8: Essay Draft  (Formative/ Summative)

DUE: Week 8: Hand your draft to your tutor in your Week 8 tutorial.

Week 11: Essay (Summative)

DUE: Thursday May 14, 2015  at Assignment Minder KG,
R Block, Level 2 of the Library at Kelvin Grove Campus.

Include the following in your folder when you submit

1.    Your Essay with 1.5 spacing between the lines
2.    Your reference list
(a) in alphabetical order
(b) single spacing for each entry
3.    Your Essay Draft (from Week 8) with your tutor’s comments page.
4.    The QCD111 Essay Criteria Sheet

As well as submitting the hard copy to Assignment Minder, you will need to upload your final essay digitally to the matching software tool called Turn-it-in on BB before the due date.

NB: QUT Policy on  Late Submission of Assessment Item.

From Semester 1, 2014 if you don’t hand in your assignment by the due date, it won’t be marked and you’ll receive a grade of 1 or 0%.
If special circumstances prevent you from completing your assignment by the due date, you can apply for an extension online only at
http://external-apps.qut.edu.au/studentservices/concession/

SUMMATIVE TASK DESCRIPTIONS

1.0 ORAL ASSESSMENT : Lead a Seminar

The first summative assessment is to lead a 12-15 minute seminar discussion with your tutorial group during weeks 6-8.  In your seminar you need to:
•    explain and discuss with the class briefly what creativity means to you
(using your own ideas AND published sources from a variety of perspectives)
•    identify the importance of creativity  and how it has impacted on a chosen occupation or professional area (Use real world example/s)
•    accurately acknowledged all your sources with citations on each slide and a reference list as the final PPT slide
•    use cleverly designed and creative power point slides and tutorial activities to promote discussion during your seminar
•    read and use the criteria sheet to help you prepare for your seminar.
•    make sure this is NOT a lecture style “seminar”.  Use questions and activities to promote genuine interaction among the group
•    The topic this semester is creativity so don’t be afraid to include a relevant creative activity  as part of leading your seminar

Remember as the leader of a seminar you must show you are knowledgeable about the topic AND you must promote genuine discussion/conversation by asking/answering interesting and provocative questions and/ or creating an activity to promote interaction among your tutorial group throughout the 12-15 minutes of your seminar in tutorial of week 6-8 as allocated.

2.0 WRITTEN ASSESSMENT (Summative) – Academic Essay

“There is no doubt that creativity is the most important human resource of all. Without creativity, there would be no progress, and we would be forever repeating the same patterns.” (De Bono 2009)

In a 1500-2000 word essay outline 2-3 aspects of creativity and critically analyse how these aspects of creativity have been applied in a specific occupation or profession of your choice. Use real world examples to support your analysis.

You must write a draft of your essay to hand in during your tutorial in week 8. You need to make two copies of your draft to bring to your tutorial in week 9 to use in peer review with one of your colleagues from your tutorial group.

Week 8: Essay Draft  (Formative/ Summative)

DUE: Week 8: Hand your draft to your tutor in your Week 8 tutorial.

Week 11: Essay (Summative)

DUE: Thursday May 14, 2015  at Assignment Minder KG,
R Block, Level 2 of the Library at Kelvin Grove Campus.

You will need to hand in a folder with
1. Your Assignment Minder Cover Sheet attached.
2. Your Essay with 1.5 spacing between the lines
3. Your reference list
(a) in alphabetical order
(b) single spacing for each entry
4. Your Essay Draft (from Week 8) with your tutor’s comments page.
5. The QCD111 Essay Criteria Sheet

As well as submitting the hard copy to Assignment Minder, you will need to upload your final essay digitally to Turn-it-in on BB before the due date.

NB: QUT Policy on  Late Submission of Assessment Item.
From Semester 1, 2014 if you don’t hand in your assignment by the due date, it won’t be marked and you’ll receive a grade of 1 or 0%.
If special circumstances prevent you from completing your assignment by the due date, you can apply for an extension at http://external-apps.qut.edu.au/studentservices/concession/
NB
If you don’t have an approved extension, you should submit the work you’ve completed by the due date and it will be marked against the assessment criteria.

3.0 END SEMESTER EXAM (Summative)

The written exam at the end of semester in Week 14 will have two questions
•    Question 1 will require you to write a short academic essay incorporating quotes and paraphrases from short readings provided in the exam. The exam essay question will be related to the topic of your QCD111 seminar and essay.
•    Question 2 will ask you to write a reflective paragraph describing how your real world experience relates to the semester topic which you have  been studying.

Read and use the BB site and the ESE criteria sheet to help you prepare for your exam.

QCD111 Oral Seminar Criteria Sheet  NAME:
Criteria    7    6    5    4      3                          2                               1
Content and structure    In your seminar you:    In your seminar you:    In your seminar you:    In your seminar you:    In your seminar you:    In your seminar you
Content
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