Course Title: Promote team effectiveness

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

Course Code: EMPL5646C

Course Title: Promote team effectiveness

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4348 - Certificate IV in Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Rebekha Naim
Phone: 03 9925 4849
Email: rebekha.naim@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 50

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

None.

Course Description

In the Live Production industry, much of the work is carried out in teams. In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to promote teamwork amongst the people you work with or supervise. It involves developing team plans to meet expected outcomes, leading the work team, and proactively working with the management of the organisation.

This unit is delivered and assessed with CUAVSS401 Operate complex vision systems and BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness

Element:

1. Plan to achieve team outcomes

Performance Criteria:

                           

1.1.            Identify, establish and document team purpose, roles, responsibilities, goals, plans and objectives in consultation with team members

1.2.            Support team members in meeting expected outcomes

Element:

2. Develop team cohesion

Performance Criteria:

                           

2.1.            Provide opportunities for input of team members into planning, decision making and operational aspects of work team

2.2.            Encourage and support team members to take responsibility for own work and to assist each other in undertaking required roles and responsibilities

2.3.            Provide feedback to team members to encourage, value and reward individual and team efforts and contributions

2.4.            Recognise and address issues, concerns and problems identified by team members or refer to relevant persons as required

Element:

3. Participate in and facilitate work team

Performance Criteria:

                           

3.1.            Actively encourage team members to participate in and take responsibility for team activities and communication processes

3.2.            Give the team support to identify and resolve problems which impede its performance

3.3.            Ensure own contribution to work team serves as a role model for others and enhances the organisation's image within the work team, the organisation and with clients/customers

Element:

4. Liaise with management

Performance Criteria:

                           

4.1.            Maintain open communication with line manager/management at all times

4.2.            Communicate information from line manager/management to the team

4.3.            Communicate unresolved issues, concerns and problems raised by the team/team members to line manager/management and ensure follow-up action is taken

4.4.            Communicate unresolved issues, concerns and problems related to the team/team members raised by line managers/management to the team and ensure follow-up to action is taken


Learning Outcomes


 On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will also have developed your communication skills and an awareness of group dynamics and processes.


Details of Learning Activities

• practical demonstrations and group work
• lecture and class discussions
• peer learning
• research
• group activities/projects
• ‘workshopping’ of student projects including peer/lecturer feedback
• simulated workplaces

Out of class self-directed learning activities include but are not limited to; revision and editing of class notes, private research, project work and preparation for assessment. It may also include assessment tasks out of class.


Teaching Schedule

Note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.     
Class numberTopics/ThemesActivitiesAssessmentUnits & Elements
1Intro’sPlanning, communication, leadership and collaboration skills in AV with DeBono’s 6 Thinking Hats. Copywrite. In groups do a practical exercise on collaboration. Then Myers-Briggs Theory lecture & prac Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
2What is this? Components of a Vision System. Explanation of terms, equipment and cables. Explanation of signal types and a team game1. Lecture with PPT (lots of images and diagrams for inspiration and some methods to support the systems) & Connectivity, Vision Tech’s client PPT, Pre-tech movie, 2. Tent pole team game and review. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
3How to connect a BASIC vision system together in a team safely1. Team Screen exercise. 2. In collaborative teams of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional basic analogue AV system Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
4Focus on all Elements and Performance Criteria in Vision Systems1. In collaborative teams of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system. 2. Show video on resolutions Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
5How to connect a COMPLEX vision system together in a team safely1. In collaborative teams of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system. Receive feedback from your teacher on your progress. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
6How to connect a COMPLEX vision system together in a team safely1. In collaborative teams of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
7Medianet with Rowan Humphrey and Extron system technology video. Focus on media servers and control networks in relation to vision systems1. Lecture and class discussion with some practical work with Medianet system 2. Play video of Extron video presentationBlackboard Test 1 (to complete at home) Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
8Prepare for first Production work PRAC A assessmentPlan for Production and present plans to class showing equipment list, vision schematic, floor plan (in the classroom), demonstration of creative and collaborative decision making as well as the hazards and risks of the production. Receive feedback on your Blackboard test. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
9Production work assessment PRAC AGroup A practical assessment and reviewProduction work PRAC A (in class) AND complete the ’Teamwork Reflection’ at home via BlackboardVision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
10Production work assessment PRAC AGroup A practical assessment and reviewProduction work PRAC A (in class) AND complete the ’Teamwork Reflection’ at home via BlackboardVision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
11PRAC A Peer Review and research in pairs1. In PC Lab (Carlton Library). Do the research project in pairs. Receive feedback on your PRAC A and Teamwork Reflection. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
12Research in pairsIn pairs from last week present the research and upload in Googe Share Drive. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
13Practical workIn groups of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system. Receive feedback from your teacher on your progress. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
14Practical workIn groups of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
15Prepare for second Production work (in class) assessmentPlan for the Production and present plans to class showing equipment list, vision schematic, floor plan (in the classroom), demonstration of creative and collaborative decision making as well as the hazards and risks of the production Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
16Production work (in class) assessment PRAC BGroup B practical assessment and reviewProduction work (in class) assessment AND Blackboard test 2 (for you to complete at home) on the issues and challenges that typically arise when setting up and operating complex vision systems, along with solutions to address them.Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
17Production work (in class) assessment PRAC BGroup B practical assessment and reviewProduction work (in class) assessment AND Blackboard test 2 (for you to complete at home) on the issues and challenges that typically arise when setting up and operating complex vision systems, along with solutions to address them.Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
18Review and feedback. Focus on all Elements and Performance Criteria in Vision, Team and CollaboratePractical work; observation of all Elements and Performance Criteria in Vision, WHS, Team and Collaborate. Receive feedback on your results and performance in all unitsComplete the ’Collaborate Reflection and Review’ and receive feedback on their results and performance in all unitsVision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

None


References

You are advised to look at the course links and references in Blackboard for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Your teacher will provide you with the necessary resources in classes and it is recommended that you bring note taking materials, a multitool, torch, electrical tape and steel cap shoes.


Overview of Assessment

 Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of underpinning theory knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

This unit is assessed with Operate Complex Vision Systems and BSBWHS404A and BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessments to a satisfactory standard.

Assessment Task 1: Production work in class

Demonstrate techniques in working with team dynamics, establishing and maintaining group and organisational goals, using effective communication and conflict resolution within the group. This will be assessed through evidence of your team plan, verbal questioning and direct observation while working on the Vision System PRAC A (in May).You will be assessed individually through direct observation and oral questioning during and after the assessment.

This assessment will occur in class 9 or 10 with verbal feedback given in class 11.

Assessment Task 2: Teamwork Reflection

Review the Team Plan of the first Production (PRAC A) including details of how the plan was developed,how it was monitored and how successful this was for the team performance) and review the feedback provided to you via your team members, as well as your own performance. This review will be compeleted using a set of questions in Blackboard.

This assessment will occur in class 9 or 10 with verbal feedback given in class 11.

Graded assessment in this course uses the following grades;

CA Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment

The marking guide used for the assessment criteria can be found on the course Blackboard site.


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix is available in Blackboard.

Other Information

 

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions:
You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

Attendance:
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

Assessment Feedback: 
Assessment feedback is used to enable and enhance student learning. You will receive spoken and/or written feedback on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can improve your work. www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qwxbqbg739rl1

Student Progress: 
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

Assessment: 
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. To support student success, RMIT University provides a range of adjustments to assessment. www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism:
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy. www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning: 
You may be eligible for credit towards this course if you have already met the learning/competency outcomes through previous learning. You can find out more about this process on the RMIT website. Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning 

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