Course Title: Digital Media Studio 4: Client Solutions

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Media Studio 4: Client Solutions

Credit Points: 24.00

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2591

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2015,
Sem 2 2016

COMM2591

City Campus

Undergraduate

370H Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2018

COMM2592

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet3 2017

COMM2592

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

370H Design

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2018,
Viet2 2018

COMM2757

Melbourne transfer to Vietnam

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2016

Course Coordinator: Dr Thomas Penney

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 1248

Course Coordinator Email: thomas.penney@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 9, Level 5

Course Coordinator Availability: Please check with course coordinator


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Successful completion of COMM2747(Melb)/COMM2748(VN) Digital Media Studio 3: Experimentation

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: Credit at RMIT


Course Description

In this studio you will apply design thinking to the design process by developing interactive, motion design, time-based and/or sonic digital media projects, in response to a brief. You will apply your accumulated knowledge and skills within the context of a production studio that responds to client needs.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES


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

  • Investigate and explain contemporary ideas and practices in digital media design.
  • Analyse design briefs and apply digital media production processes, individually and in teams, to resolve design problems to meet client needs.
  • Apply design thinking to creative briefs and generate a range of solutions to present to clients.
  • Investigate and select appropriate production processes for cross-platform project delivery.
  • Reflect on and evaluate your individual and team interactions with clients and recommend enhancements.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities such as studios, project work, lectures, tutorials, class discussion, individual and group activities.


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 that are relevant to the focus of your own learning.

There are services available to support your learning, including the University Library and Study Support services. For further information, please visit the Library page on the RMIT University website and the myRMIT student portal.


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 projects, assignments, critiques, reports and presentations, individually and/or in groups.

Assessment will cover both practical and theoretical aspects of your learning. You will be able to develop your work in relation to your own specific areas of interest in your professional practice.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

 

Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task 1

“Initial Response Presentation” (10%).

In this assessment task, you will present your initial design responses to the brief at hand.


This assessment will cover the following course learning outcomes:

  • Investigate and explain contemporary ideas and practices in digital media design.

 

Assessment Task 2

“Milestone Presentation” (20%).

In this assessment task, you will present your progressions and designs representing a halfway milestone in the delivery of the briefed project.

 

This assessment will cover the following course learning outcomes:

  • Analyse design briefs and apply digital media production processes, individually and in teams, to resolve design problems to meet client needs.
  • Apply design thinking to creative briefs and generate a range of solutions to present to clients.

 

Assessment Task 3

“Final Project Presentation” (40%).

In this assessment task, you will present your final, resolved design in response to the client brief.


This assessment will cover the following course learning outcomes:

  • Apply design thinking to creative briefs and generate a range of solutions to present to clients.
  • Investigate and select appropriate production processes for cross-platform project delivery.
  • Analyse design briefs and apply digital media production processes, individually and in teams, to resolve design problems to meet client needs.

 

Assessment Task 4.

“Final Project Reflection and Critical Analysis” (30%).

In this assessment task, you will reflect on and critically analyse your final, resolved design as presented in Assessment Task 3.


This assessment will cover the following course learning outcomes:

  • Reflect on and evaluate your individual and team interactions with clients and recommend enhancements.