Course Title: Make a presentation
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2014
Course Code: COMM5939C
Course Title: Make a presentation
School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4330 - Certificate IV in Work Health and Safety
Course Contact: Namrita Kaul
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4309
Course Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Nominal Hours: 30
Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.
Pre-requisites and Co-requisites
This unit covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
BSBCMM401A Make a presentation
1. Prepare a presentation
1.1. Plan and document presentation approach and intended outcomes
2. Deliver a presentation
2.1. Explain and discuss desired outcomes of the presentation with the target audience
3. Review the presentation
3.1. Implement techniques to review the effectiveness of the presentation
Details of Learning Activities
Participants will work individually and in groups.
Participants are required to read the course notes and any information provided on the "myRMIT Studies".
Participants are also required to read the chapter from the recommended text relating to the session topic.
The learning activities include:
• Case studies
• Collaborative classroom activities
• Peer interaction
• Reflection and discussion
• Accessing information on-line
• Workplace activities
The delivery design of this course allows this module to be delivered as blended combination of face to face for one day followed by ongoing support online@RMIT using "myRMIT Studies".
There is no prescribed text as comprehensive course material will be provided.
Online learning materials can be accessed by going into the RMIT web sites Online "myRMIT Studies". The online learning materials listed under each topic include:
Further online learning materials are available and include:
• Articles of interest
• Class videos
• OHS videos
• Useful external links
• Learning Lab
Overview of Assessment
The following range of assessment tools may be used to assess this unit of competency:
1. Participation in Discussion Forum
2. Planning, preparing and delivering presentations using online platform
3. Participation and completion of online quiz(zes)
to demonstrate skills and knowledge to:
•demonstrate preparation, delivery and evaluation of a presentation
• observation of presentations
• review of selected presentation aids, materials and techniques
• review of briefing provided for others involved in the presentation
• evaluation of techniques implemented to review the effectiveness of the presentation.
The following assessment tasks must be undertaken during the defined period:
1. Online quiz(10%)
2. Prepare, deliver and obtain feedback on:(70%)
- one in class oral presentation based on your workplace or an area of interest.
- one oral presentation in your workplace, such as a WH&S meeting (safety talk orsafety meeting), or similar. Ideally, the audience at work will consist of peers and management
3. Write a review of your presentations based on the feedback you received and on your own evaluation.(20%)
• To pass the course you need to pass, on average, each type of assessment (exam, prac reports, and assignments etc.). For example, if there are two tests you need to have an average of 50% to pass. But you also need to have passed the other assessments as well. You can’t make up marks from one type of assessment to another (e.g. pass the tests but fail the prac reports).
• Extension of time for submission of assessable work- A student may apply for an extension of up to 7 days from the original due date. They must lodge the application form (available on the web http://mams.rmit.edu.au/seca86tti4g4z.pdf ) at least the day before the due date. The application is lodged with the School Admin Office on Level 6, Bdg 51. Students requiring longer extensions must apply for Special Consideration (form available on the Web). For missed assessments such as exams- you (& your doctor if you are sick) must fill out a special consideration form. This form must be lodged at the HUB or online with supporting evidence (eg medical certificate), prior to, or within, 48 hours of the scheduled time of examination.
• Late work that is submitted without an application for an extension will not be corrected
• If you miss an assessment task due to unavoidable circumstances, you need to follow the procedure of special consideration and apply within the allowed time frame.
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