Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: MKTG5778C

Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

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: 40

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 an industry where creative team effort is highly valued, being able to collaborate  is very important. This course is gives you the skills and knowledge required to collaborate successfully in a creative process.

This course is taught and assessed with CUAVSS401 Operate complex vision systems and BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

Element:

1. Enter into a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Adopt a personal philosophy of trustworthy and ethical behaviour
1.2. Maximise the possibilities of sustaining creative partnerships through trustworthy and ethical behaviour
1.3. Use professional discretion and judgement in dealing with others
1.4. Acknowledge and respect the different ways that different people may contribute to the creative process
1.5. Acknowledge and work within the legal framework that applies to creative content as part of individual commitment to an ethical approach
1.6. Respect collaborative efforts by relinquishing individual ownership of ideas

Element:

2. Engage in a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Maintain a belief in personal ideas, combined with a willingness to move on as ideas are discarded and others evolve
2.2. Be prepared to let go of own vanity and ego to allow new ideas to emerge
2.3. Use language and adopt a demeanour that demonstrates respect and trust for others
2.4. Listen to, value, respect and trust the contributions of others as material to work with rather than positions to argue against
2.5. Challenge, test and share ideas in a supportive way as part of the creative process
2.6. Move on from initial positions and preconceptions to accept and embrace new and unpredictable ideas as they emerge during the creative process
2.7. Play a role that encourages the movement and shift of ideas within the group towards a well-conceived solution

Element:

3. Reflect on own role in the collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Reflect on own level of participation, relationships with others and personal behaviour in the collaborative process
3.2. Identify ways to do better next time and follow up on any issues that need to be resolved
3.3. Identify and seek opportunities to refine and expand own skills and knowledge, including learning from failing


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 be able to:

  • apply communication and creative-thinking skills in a way that make a positive contribution to a collaborative effort
  • work collaboratively with a range of people in a professional way.


Details of Learning Activities

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


Teaching Schedule

Class numbersClass activitiesElements covered
1* Intro to Collaborate in a creative process and review of assessments
* Discussion: The benefits of a collaborative approach
* Planning, communication, leadership and collaboration skills in AV with DeBono’s 6 Thinking Hats
 
Vision 1, WHS 1, Team 1 - 4 and Collaborate 1-3
2* Discussion: Communication skills that support collaboration - Listening
* In collaborative teams of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system
* Identify potential hazards and assess risk
 
Vision 1-3, WHS 4 Team 1-4 and Collaborate 3 
3* Discussion: Communication skills that support collaboration - non-verbal communication
* In collaborative teams of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system
* Observation of WHS through risk management
 
Vision 1-3, WHS 4 Team 1-4 and Collaborate 3 
4* In groups of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system
* Observation of WHS through risk management
 
Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3
5* In groups of 3-4 follow the schematic & equipment list on the board to set-up a functional AV system
* Observation of WHS through risk management
* Discussion of Assessment 1B Blackboard test (released this week for students to complete at home
Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3 
6* Plan for Production
* Feedback on Assessment 1B Vision Blackboard test
* Discussion: Planning to achieve team outcomes
 
Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3 
7* Plan 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
* Discussion: Effective conflict resolution
 
Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3 
8Assessment 3: Group A practical assessment
 
Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3
9Assessment 3: Group B practical assessment (cont.)Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3 
10* Assessment 3: Group C practical assessment (cont.)

(Assessment 1C Blackboard test released this week for students to complete at home)

Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3 
11* Plan for Production
* Feedback on Assessment 1C Vision Blackboard test
 
Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3
12Plan 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 productionVision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3 
Mid semester break  
13Assessment 5: Group A practical assessment and reviewVision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3 
14Assessment 5: Group B practical assessment and review (cont.)
 
 Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3
15Assessment 5: Group C practical assessment and review (cont.)Vision 1-3, WHS 1-5, Team 1-4 and Collaborate 1-3
16* Assessment 6 - ’Collaborate Reflection and Review’ Individual sessions with students
* Receive verbal feedback on your results and performance in all 4 units
 
Vision 1, WHS 1, Team 1 and Collaborate 1

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.


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.


Overview of Assessment

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


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following assessments to a satisfactory standard. This unit is assessed with BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness, BSBWHS404A Contribute to WHS hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control and these units run over Semester 1 and 2. BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process is assessed in Assessments 3,4 and 5.

You will receive feedback on all assessments and once you have demonstrated competency, you will receive a grade for Assessment Tasks 3 and 5 which will determine your final result for each of the four units (refer to MyRMIT for the grading rubric).

Assessment Task 1: Operating Complex Vision System
3 x Blackboard tests on Operating Complex Vision Systems (the first test was held in Semester 1, prior to this unit starting)

Topics include;
• Routine maintenance procedures for vision systems that need to be undertaken for both temporary and permanent installations
• The purpose and function of media servers and control networks in relation to vision systems
• The issues and challenges that typically arise when setting up and operating complex vision systems, along with solutions to address them

These 3 tests will be completed at home:
Test 2: between Classes 5 and 6, with feedback in Class 6
Test 3: between Classes 10 and 11, with feedback in Class 11

Assessment Task 2: Work Health and Safety Test
Blackboard test to assess your current knowledge of WHS legislation, understanding of risk and evaluation of a range of risk controls in given scenarios.

This assessment was conducted in Semester 1.

Assessment Task 3: Production A (This assessment will be graded)
For this assessment you will collaborate in teams to set up, operate and pack down vision systems that feature multiple sources and display devices for an in class production. You will be working in teams but assessed individually through direct observation and through oral questioning during and after the assessment.

This assessment will occur in class 8, 9 and 10 with verbal feedback given in class 26.

Assessment Task 4: Teamwork Reflection
Review the Team Plan of the first Production (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 is due in Week 12.

Assessment Task 5: Production B (This assessment will be graded)
For this assessment you will collaborate in teams to set up, operate and pack down vision systems that feature multiple sources and display devices for an in class production. You will be working in teams but assessed individually through direct observation and through oral questioning during and after the assessment.

This assessment will occur in class 13, 14 and 15, with verbal feedback given in class 16.

Assessment Task 6: Collaboration - Reflection and Review
Review the collaborative process in the second Production; concepts of trust and ethical behaviours; creative endeavours; challenges; benefits; and key learning for the future from working on the Vision Systems completed in class via a set of questions in Blackboard.

This assessment will occur in class 16 with verbal feedback given in the same class.

You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of the assessment task.
The marking criteria is available on Blackboard.
Once you have demonstrated competency, your final assessment task will be graded (refer to MyRMIT for grading rubric).
You should refer to the Assessment Tool document which is available on Blackboard for full details of this assessment task.
 

Graded assessment in this course uses the following grades

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment

Grading criteria for this assessment 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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