Course Title: Shape - A Multidisciplinary and Project Based Elective

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Shape - A Multidisciplinary and Project Based Elective

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUIL1322

City Campus

Undergraduate

325H Property, Construction & Project Management

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Karolina Bartkowicz

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2230

Course Coordinator Email: karolina.Bartkowicz@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 8.8.13


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

 

Incorporated in the Built Environment Learning Laboratory (BELL), this elective will enhance your professional profile while working on projects that will shape the City of Melbourne and the broader urban environment. You will do this through collaborative projects with multidisciplinary teams of professionals and students.

 


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

You will have the opportunity to experience real world application of your discipline in projects within the City of Melbourne and the broader urban and regional environment. You will engage with different professional cultures as you work together to achieve a common goal in industry settings.    


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

  • Engage in appropriate and innovative responses and implementation strategies responding to project briefs
  • Identify and discuss diverse perspectives and approaches across the project disciplines
  • Apply strategies for collaborating and working effectively in multidisciplinary project teams.
  • Apply the knowledge and skills of your discipline within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Critically reflect on and discuss your role in projects, the process of working in multidisciplinary teams and impact on your future practice.

 

This course will complement the learning outcomes you are developing in your program.


Overview of Learning Activities

 You will be involved in a range of learning activities centred around the development and completion of collaborative projects. The learning activities may include: seminars, presentations, guest speakers, workshops, problem solving sessions, individual and group based reflection, receiving and providing feedback.

It is expected that you will regularly attend classes and collaborative group meetings where you will report and reflect upon individual and group progress on a regular basis, provide and receive constructive evaluation and engage in discussion of project based and multidisciplinary issues.


Overview of Learning Resources

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

In this course you will be working on a range of projects and accessing resources specific to project work in your discipline. You will also investigate other disciplines and may need to access academic and industry resources relevant to those disciplines for example AV equipment and facilities, general and specialised computer labs.

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.

Assessment Tasks

This course has 3 assessments.

Assessment 1: Learning Contract 20%

This assessment will address learning outcomes:

  • Apply strategies for collaborating and working effectively in commercial multidisciplinary project teams.
  • Critically reflect on and discuss your role in projects, the process of working in multidisciplinary teams and impact on your future practice.

 

Assessment 2: Working Journal (30%)

This assessment will address learning outcomes:

  • Identify and discuss diverse perspectives and approaches across the project disciplines
  • Critically reflect on and discuss your role in projects, the process of working in multidisciplinary teams and impact on your future practice.

 

Assessment 3: Project Package (50%)

This assessment will address learning outcomes:

  • Engage in appropriate and innovative responses and implementation strategies responding to project briefs
  • Apply the knowledge and skills of your discipline within a multidisciplinary team.

 

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