Course Title: Articulate, present and debate ideas

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4372 Certificate IV in Music Industry (Sound Production)

Course Title: Articulate, present and debate ideas

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

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.

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Course Contact: Program Administration

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Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to articulate, present and debate ideas in a work or broader life context using creative techniques in order to provoke response, reaction and critical discussion.

This unit applies to individuals who contribute and present ideas that may be complex in nature and may relate to new products, services, processes or creative works using a degree of risk taking and storytelling.

Students will explore current trends in the music and sound production industries and in groups, present and debate perspectives.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas


1. Analyse ideas for communication to others

2. Provoke response and reaction

3. Debate and discuss ideas

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to:

  • Present ideas and information to an audience
  • Reflect on and appraise the views of others
  • Participate actively and confidently in critical debate and discussion of ideas while responding to new and different communication situations
  • Investigate and evaluate creative and different ways of expressing and communicating ideas while making an opportunity pitch

Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course, and will include written submission and active participation in debate presentation.