AFD292 - Portfolio II Building A Career Path

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Last revision date Oct 12, 2012 3:01:14 PM
Last review date Oct 12, 2012 3:01:14 PM

Subject Title
Portfolio II Building A Career Path

Subject Description
This subject is a continuation of Portfolio I, and students will continue to learn best practices with regards to preparation and presentation of portfolios. This subject will also assist students in the researching of career paths, bring focus to chosen career paths through the development or refinement of relevant projects, and in the writing of letters of intent, artist statements and resumes.

Credit Status
Art Fundamentals Certificate

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

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

1. Assemble a portfolio of prepared work traditionally and digitally for presentation and display purposes that meet professional standards in the visual arts
2. Promote a portfolio of work orally, visually and in writing meeting standards expected in diverse interview processes
3. Provide written support material required for diverse application interview processes including resumes and letters of intent
4. Establish relevant focus to a developed portfolio of completed work through the refinement or independent undertaking of prescribed projects in order to meet application requirements established by institutions of higher learning
5. Respond constructively and professionally to giving and receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work.

Essential Employability Skills

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

1. Prepare a selection of work traditionally and digitally for presentation purposes and display purposes that meet professional standards in the visual arts.
2. Debate contemporary and historical visual art issues at a fundamental level
3. Express personal explorations of the creative process visually, orally and in writing
4. Apply appropriate research to career paths in order to advantage best opportunities in higher learning
5. Respond constructively and professionally to giving and receiving critical feedback in the process of evaluating work.

Cheating and Plagiarism
Each student should be aware of the College's policy regarding Cheating and Plagiarism. Seneca's Academic Policy will be strictly enforced.

To support academic honesty at Seneca College, all work submitted by students may be reviewed for authenticity and originality, utilizing software tools and third party services. Please visit the Academic Honesty site on http://library.senecacollege.ca for further information regarding cheating and plagiarism policies and procedures.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

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 Disabilities Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.