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Assessment Matrix 2014

College of Arts, Victoria University

Teacher Name: Lisa Cianci - email:
Course Coordinator & Education Manager: Alan Morgans - email:

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Subject: CCE - Context & Culture - Assessment Matrix

The purpose of the Assessment Matrix is to clearly show where each assessment for a unit or unit cluster is being assessed.  This is to be used by the teacher only and should be completed in the assessment planning phase.  This document needs to be kept for audit purposes and submitted to the Education Manager along with all other curriculum documentation.


Assessment Tasks


Weighting (%)

1. Portfolio of 2 Writing Pieces 50% (15% + 35%)

2. Content Management Project


3. Blog Content Development



Summary of evidence sources for the unit (or cluster):
This statement should summarise the types of assessments being used in this unit or cluster ( Use √ or ●)

BSBCRT403A Explore the history and social impact of creativity

Assessment Task 1
Portfolio of 3 Writing Pieces

Assessment Task 2
Content Management Project

Assessment Task 3
Blog Content Development

1. Investigate the history of creativity




1.1. Identify relevant sources of information on the history of creativity

1.2. Investigate and review different definitions of creativity and how these relate in an historical context

1.3. Assess the ways that individuals and collaborative groups have demonstrated creativity

1.4. Explore the relationship between creativity and different cultures and relate these to current contexts

2. Assess the impacts of creativity


2.1. Explore the impacts of creativity on the ways that people live and work

2.2. Explore the ways in which creativity has occurred in different fields of human endeavour

2.3. Determine and evaluate the factors that affect the presence or extent of creativity in a given situation

3. Evaluate the potential for enhancing creativity in own life      

3.1. Extract key information and ideas from the history of creativity for possible relevance to own life and work

3.2. Discuss and explore ideas with others

3.3. Reflect on how creativity or creative thinking might be integrated into own life and work

3.4. Identify and access opportunities to build own creative thinking skills


Critical Aspect of Evidence 

Evidence of the following is essential:

  • knowledge and understanding of the history and social impact of creativity, including its contemporary relevance to individuals and communities.

Required Skills

  • communication skills to discuss and explore ideas about creativity with others
  • comprehension skills to interpret information dealing with potentially complex ideas.

Required Knowledge

  • impact of creativity at different points in history, including contemporary perspectives
  • potential links between the history of creativity and current individuals and communities
  • sources of information on the history and social impact of creativity
  • ways in which different factors impact on creativity and how it is demonstrated in various cultural contexts.