Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

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


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 numbersTopics/ThemesActivitiesAssessmentsUnits and Elements covered
1Intro’s
 
Planning, 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 game
 
1. 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 Systems
 
1. 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. Feedback from your teacher on how you are going with the units. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
6How to connect a COMPLEX vision system together in a team safely
 
1. 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 systems
 
1. 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 assessment
 
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. 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 A

 

Group 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 pairs
 
In PC Lab (Carlton Library) Do the research project. 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 Google 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. Feedback from your teacher on how you are going with the units. Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4
14Practical work
 
In 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 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 B
 
Group B practical assessment and review Production 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 Collaborate Practical work; observation of all Elements and Performance Criteria in Vision, WHS, Team and Collaborate and receive feedback on their results and performance in all unitsComplete the ’Collaborate Reflection and Review’ Vision 1-3, Collaborate 1 - 3 and Team 1-4

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, 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 BSBWOR402A Promote team effectiveness. 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 B (in October).You will be assessed individually through direct observation and oral questioning during and after the assessment.

This assessment will occur in class 16 or 17 with verbal feedback given in class 18.

Assessment Task 2: Collaboration reflection and review

Review the collaborative process on Vision System PRAC B; concepts of trust and ethical behaviours; creative endeavours; challenges; benefits; and key learning for the future from working on the system via a set of questions in Blackboard (October).

This assessment will occur in class 16 or 17 with verbal feedback given in class 18.

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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