Course Title: Imaging Technologies 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Imaging Technologies 1

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COSC2372

City Campus

Undergraduate

340H Art

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2017

COSC2372

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

Course Coordinator: Mr Jerry Galea

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1969

Course Coordinator Email: jerry.galea@rmit.edu.au


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will develop the knowledge and skills to examine and establish professional digital imaging workflows for file management, production, selection and archiving.

You will investigate the capabilities of current digital technology on visual communication and examine how images produce meaning. You will explore how human perception the captured image may differ and develop the skills and techniques to control the final image.

You will analyse the aesthetic shifts caused by digital technologies and how this has changed the photographic industries.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Explore and discuss the subject of human perception and the translation of a perceived reality through the use of digital imaging technologies.
  • Investigate and use image capture technologies to optimise image quality.
  • Construct effective image databases and cataloguing systems that utilises embedded metadata for organisation, archival, distribution and publishing purposes.
  • Creatively apply effective imaging technology workflows.


In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Demonstrate creativity, critical thinking and innovation when identifying and solving problems in diverse contexts in your discipline.
  • Utilise advanced photographic technical skills to construct imaging outcomes for industries including advertising, documentary, fashion and technology .


Overview of Learning Activities

The studio will be presented through a variety of activities including workshops, experimentation, lectures, critical analysis, discussion, practice, presentation and reflection.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Photography students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/photography

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.
 


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include essays, reports, reflective papers, creative projects and presentations, individually and in groups. Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic#assessment