Course Title: Imaging Technologies 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Imaging Technologies 2

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COSC2373

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

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

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of COSC2372 Imaging Technologies 1.

OR

Alternatively you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course. Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning. Further information: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=x94or0ccuu7k


Course Description

This course provides you with the opportunity to explore specialised and emerging imaging technologies and advanced image editing techniques, using both the still and moving image.

You will investigate the ethical considerations involved with photo manipulation while developing practical techniques to manipulate images to achieve desired results. You will evaluate a broad range visual narrative styles, as used in the global media and communication industries. You will develop the knowledge and skills to utilise imaging technologies and techniques to construct specific visual messages to target specific audiences.
 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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

  • Critically discuss ethical considerations of digital manipulation of visual data.
  • Investigate advanced imaging workflows and manipulation techniques used by the media and communication industries.
  • Develop conceptual strategies for refining visual communication narrative for target audiences.
  • Apply advanced image editing skills in the production of images to meet conceptual objectives.
  • Make effective use of digital presentation and publishing skills to visually communicate ideas and concepts.


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

  • Utilise advanced photographic technical skills to construct imaging outcomes for industries including advertising, documentary, fashion and technology.
  • Apply a body of theoretical and practical knowledge and specific skills in the discipline in which to base your professional practice or future study.


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: Assessment Policy