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SOUTH AFRICAN QUALIFICATIONS AUTHORITY 
REGISTERED UNIT STANDARD: 

Reflect on and engage critically with arts experience and works from diverse groups 
SAQA US ID UNIT STANDARD TITLE
7525  Reflect on and engage critically with arts experience and works from diverse groups 
ORIGINATOR
SGB ABET CA 
PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QUALITY ASSURANCE FUNCTIONARY
-  
FIELD SUBFIELD
Field 02 - Culture and Arts Cultural Studies 
ABET BAND UNIT STANDARD TYPE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL CREDITS
ABET Level 4  Regular  Level 1  NQF Level 01 
REGISTRATION STATUS REGISTRATION START DATE REGISTRATION END DATE SAQA DECISION NUMBER
Reregistered  2018-07-01  2023-06-30  SAQA 06120/18 
LAST DATE FOR ENROLMENT LAST DATE FOR ACHIEVEMENT
2024-06-30   2027-06-30  

In all of the tables in this document, both the pre-2009 NQF Level and the NQF Level is shown. In the text (purpose statements, qualification rules, etc), any references to NQF Levels are to the pre-2009 levels unless specifically stated otherwise.  

This unit standard does not replace any other unit standard and is not replaced by any other unit standard. 

PURPOSE OF THE UNIT STANDARD 
Persons credited with this unit standard will
be able to :
  • express substantiated and informed opinions
  • use a range of thinking skills within a broad cultural context
  • respond to and engage in arts experiences and works involving values which inform choices and decisions 

  • LEARNING ASSUMED TO BE IN PLACE AND RECOGNITION OF PRIOR LEARNING 
    Learners should have acquired some understanding of the 'language' and vocabulary of this learning area through previous engagement in arts and culture processes and products 

    Specific Outcomes and Assessment Criteria: 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 1 
    Reflect on arts experiences and works to evaluate a variety of products 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    v Reflection on, before and during processes and products

    v Reflection on context includes cultural context, target audience and purpose

    v Products include arts exhibitions, plays, drama experiences, ceremonies etc

    v Promote culture fairness and anti-bias

    v Responses include sensory, emotional, technical and intellectual

    v Reflect on how arts and culture processes and products have enriched or extended their own lives

    v Analysis and critical reflection include techniques and technological devises used to produce an art work
    v Art works based on personal and cultural heritage 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Arts and culture forms and processes are identified and evaluated within their specific contexts. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    v Reflection on, before and during processes and products

    v Reflection on context includes cultural context, target audience and purpose

    v Products include arts exhibitions, plays, drama experiences, ceremonies etc

    v Promote culture fairness and anti-bias

    v Responses include sensory, emotional, technical and intellectual

    v Reflect on how arts and culture processes and products have enriched or extended their own lives

    v Analysis and critical reflection include techniques and technological devises used to produce an art work
    v Art works based on personal and cultural heritage
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Arts works are critically reflected on to establish meaning and function. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Arts experiences are analysed to critically respond to and interpret processes and products. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Heritage and cultural symbols are appraised as 'text in context'. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 5 
    5. Products are reflected on to identify stereotyping and bias. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 2 
    Reflect on own and others arts and culture to gain insight and understanding. 
    OUTCOME RANGE 
    v Insight includes understanding of the different cultures, values and visions which inform arts and culture.
    v Interaction should include examples which represent and reflect specific cultural traditions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Own arts and cultural expressions are interpreted to gain personal insight and emotional satisfaction. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Others' arts and cultural experience is reflected on to understand how the arts comments on and shapes society. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Own and others' arts and culture expressions are reflected on to articulate opinions, perceptions and choices and acknowledge commonality and diversity. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 4 
    4. Personal and community arts and cultural experiences are participated in and documented to gain insightful interaction with culturally diverse forms. 

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 3 
    Engage critically with art works to reflect on different styles and conventions. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Similarities and differences in styles are identified among works of arts from different countries, cultures and historical periods. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Styles - including genre paining, cubism, expressionism, abstract, realism, non-realism Aspects and feature of styles focused on rather than names.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Conventions from different cultures are described to draw comparisons. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Conventions - eg conventions used to start and conclude a play, storytelling chants
     

    SPECIFIC OUTCOME 4 
    Reflect on elements used in creating a specific arts work. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERIA
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 1 
    1. Elements selected are discussed to explain and interpret usage. 
    ASSESSMENT CRITERION RANGE 
    Elements eg patterns, colours, textures, building belief, context of meaning, emotional engagement etc.
     

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 2 
    2. Reflection on elements to be used is undertaken prior to the creation of the arts work. 

    ASSESSMENT CRITERION 3 
    3. Combination of elements is described to establish effect on arts work. 



    Critical Cross-field Outcomes (CCFO): 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO IDENTIFYING 
    Identify and solve problems in which responses display that responsible decisions using critical and creative thinking have been made to establish meaning and function of arts works. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO WORKING 
    Work effectively with others as a member of a team, group, organisation and community by sharing opinions and experiences of culturally diverse forms to gain insightful interaction. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO ORGANISING 
    Organise and manage oneself and one's activities responsibly and effectively to gain personal insight and emotional satisfaction. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COLLECTING 
    Collect, analyse organise and critically evaluate information on various arts works and experiences within specific contexts. 

    UNIT STANDARD CCFO COMMUNICATING 
    Communicate effectively using visual, mathematical and/or language skills in the modes of oral and/or written presentation to express opinions and share reflections. 

    REREGISTRATION HISTORY 
    As per the SAQA Board decision/s at that time, this unit standard was Reregistered in 2012; 2015. 

    QUALIFICATIONS UTILISING THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
      ID QUALIFICATION TITLE PRE-2009 NQF LEVEL NQF LEVEL STATUS END DATE PRIMARY OR DELEGATED QA FUNCTIONARY
    Elective  71751   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  As per Learning Programmes recorded against this Qual 
    Elective  73249   General Education and Training Certificate: Adult Basic Education and Training: Academic Curriculum  Level 1  NQF Level 01  Reregistered  2021-06-30  UMALUSI 


    PROVIDERS CURRENTLY ACCREDITED TO OFFER THIS UNIT STANDARD: 
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