Students pursue an area of interest that is directly applicable to their intended vocation, career, further study, or recreation. The ability to work independently is essential.
In Music Individual Study students pursue an area of musical interest that is directly applicable to their intended vocation, career, further study, or recreation. They develop skills in negotiating, planning, structuring, developing, and evaluating their learning. This subject is recommended for students who have a great deal of personal motivation and initiative, and who are self-directed learners. The ability to work independently is essential.
Students negotiate and plan with their teacher a topic they have chosen for their individual study. A proposal that includes a brief outline of the scope of the topic and the proposed format of the final product must be submitted to the SACE Board for approval. Suggested topics include:
Students demonstrate evidence of their learning through the following assessment types:
Students present a report of their completed individual study in two parts. The report must be presented in one of the following formats or a combination of formats, as agreed to in the approved application.
Documentation of the skills developed in the study could take the form of photographs of the product at various stages of production, audiovisual evidence, written text, narration, webpages sketches and/or diagrams. Written documentation should be up to a maximum of 500 words.
Students present a written or spoken personal reflection about their individual study. The final evaluation should be up to a maximum of 500 words.
The Report is double graded, firstly by the student’s teacher and secondly by an external assessor appointed by the SACE Board. The teacher and the external assessor make a decision about the quality of the Project Report with reference to performance standards.
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