Course Title: Communication Technologies 2

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Communication Technologies 2

Credit Points: 12.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH1381

City Campus

Undergraduate

320T Architecture & Urban Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 1 2018,
Sem 2 2018

Course Coordinator: Jennifer Crowley

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Coordinator Email: aud.ve@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: City Campus

Course Coordinator Availability: Monday to Friday


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

You should have satisfactorily completed the prerequisite course ARCH1376 Communication Technologies 1 before you commence this course.

 

Note it is a condition of enrolment at RMIT that you accept responsibility for ensuring that you have completed the prerequisite/s and agree to concurrently enrol in co-requisite courses before enrolling in a course.  For further information refer to the RMIT Course Requisites Policy.


Course Description

In this course you will consolidate your digital presentation skills, and use your knowledge to produce plans, elevations, details sections and schedules. By applying enhanced hand and digital skills to methodologies for production of documentation and specification you will be able to select appropriate presentation and software choices for particular outcomes. You will continue to develop your drawing and rendering skills and apply it to a client brief.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program outcomes:

  • Communicate your ideas and designs through a broad range of technology and presentation techniques to a range of stakeholders including clients and relevant industry practitioners.
  • Create design solutions to meet the needs of the client and address all industry conventions in both manual and digital formats in response to a design brief.
     


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

  • Plan, execute and deliver a project using appropriate presentation techniques within the allocated timeframe.
  • Use digital technologies to produce a range of presentations such as floor plans, 2D elevations, joinery detailed drawings, schedules of finishes and furniture libraries.
  • Prepare accurate and scaled drawings for printing in appropriate mediums to the specified format


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will include supervised project work, independent investigation, computer labs, site visits, demonstrations, audio visual presentations, online learning (blogs and wiki), studio work and guest presenter demonstrations.


Overview of Learning Resources

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

Audio visual presentations, library references, architectural and interior design websites, interface and activity via myRMIT learning and support material, including relevant Australian Standards.


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 a range of activities such as in-class exercises, portfolio, digital and drawn models, presentations and individual / group projects.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this course are graded.

 

Assessment Task 1 Workshop - Portfolio (20%)

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Plan, execute and deliver a project using appropriate presentation techniques within the allocated timeframe.
  • Prepare accurate and scaled drawings for printing in appropriate mediums to the specified format 

 

Assessment Task 1 Digital - Document Package 1 (25%)

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Use digital technologies to produce a range of presentations such as floor plans, 2D elevations, joinery detailed drawings, schedules of finishes and furniture libraries.
  • Prepare accurate and scaled drawings for printing in appropriate mediums to the specified format

 

Assessment Task 2 Digital - Documentation (25%)

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Use digital technologies to produce a range of presentations such as floor plans, 2D elevations, joinery detailed drawings, schedules of finishes and furniture libraries.
  • Prepare accurate and scaled drawings for printing in appropriate mediums to the specified format

 

Assessment Task 2 Workshop - Presentation Boards (30%)

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Plan, execute and deliver a project using appropriate presentation techniques within the allocated timeframe.
  • Prepare accurate and scaled drawings for printing in appropriate mediums to the specified format

 

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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy