This online course comprises six modules and is delivered over six weeks. Each module features a combination of engaging online activities, including multimedia learning experiences, interactive quizzes, collaborative discussions, insights from fellow practitioners and UTS academics.
Module 1 – Introducing digital
What digital actually means, how artists are employing and integrating digital technology into their work, and how arts organisations are using technology to become more efficient and effectively amplify their work.
Module 2 – Emerging and experimental creative technologies
How emerging and experimental technologies are being used in the arts today, how to assess new technologies against your current creative practice and goals, and how to approach experimentation or collaboration.
Module 3 – Audience engagement
How to engage with digital audiences and build safe, diverse, accessible and inclusive online communities to optimise audience experiences.
Module 4 – Digital strategy
What a digital strategy is, how to conduct a digital readiness audit and how to draft a digital vision to support your artistic and commercial goals.
Module 5 – Digital business models
What a digital business model is and why you need one, what online monetisation models mean for your practice, and how to build a sustainable digital business model.
Module 6 – Digital ethics and leadership
What digital leadership is, different approaches to digital leadership in the arts, and the core ethical issues around digital, including IP and ICIP.
Each module will enable you to fill a digital skills passport, unlocking new opportunities in the digital space for you as a practitioner. At the end of each module, you'll unlock a digital skill card to add to your passport. You will need to complete all of the module material to unlock the digital skill card and access the following module.