Course Title: Elective 1 - Landscape Architecture

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Elective 1 - Landscape Architecture

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH1178

City Campus

Undergraduate

315H Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 2 2007,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013

ARCH1178

City Campus

Undergraduate

320H Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Fiona Harrisson

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3443

Course Coordinator Email: fiona.harrisson@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 8.11.53

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

During the year, different electives are made available for you to choose from. Elective selections are made usually the week before classes begin and vary from semester to semester. You are also encouraged to take electives from other Programs, and from the RMIT wide elective menu.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

The capabilities that are developed through the program in which you are enrolled are described in the Program Guide.

Program Capabilities which will be developed through this course are:

- undertake and develop a material practice and/or landscape enquiry in relation to the elective agenda
- understand ideas underpinning practice [and consider its relation to practice]
- utilise reflection to inform practice/inquiry
- communicate findings in appropriate medium
 


At the completion of the course you will have

- undertaken a material landscape practice and/or landscape enquiry in relation to the elective agenda.
- understood ideas underpinning practice
- utilised reflection to inform practice/inquiry
- communicate findings in appropriate medium
 


Overview of Learning Activities

Specific learning activities will vary from elective to elective. They may include lectures, workshops, tutorials, field trips and presentations. The learning activities will be matched to the content of the individual elective.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT Online Learning Hub can be found at www.rmit.edu.au/learninghub

RMIT Swanston Library has extensive resources for Landscape Architecture Students. The library subject guide is a source of online resources and references - it can be found at: http://rmit.libguides.com/landscape-arch

The Library has additional support information on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/LIBRARY/referencing

A range of Study resources can be found at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/STUDENTS/studyresources

The RMIT University Study and Learning Centre offers a variety of services for students with a first language other than English: http://www.rmit.edu.au/STUDYANDLEARNINGCENTRE


Overview of Assessment

The assessment of the electives will mainly be project-based and comprise a set of incremental, cumulative tasks structured to enable you to demonstrate your competency in the particular content of a the individual elective.