Course Title: Articulate, present and debate ideas

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4384 Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication

Course Title: Articulate, present and debate ideas

Portfolio: BUS 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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM7333C

City Campus

TAFE

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2016,
Term1 2017,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Sally Parrott

Course Contact Phone: 61 3 9925 5175

Course Contact Email: sally.parrott@rmit.edu.au



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.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT401 Articulate, present and debate ideas

Elements:

1. Analyse ideas for communication to others

2. Provoke response and reaction

3. Debate and discuss ideas


Learning Outcomes

This course is structured to provide students with the optimum learning experience in order to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to analyse ideas and alternatives for communication and discuss and debate ideas.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment Methods

Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of the requirements in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks, for example:

  • direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence and third party workplace reports of on-the-job performance by the candidate
  • review of final printed documents
  • demonstration of techniques
  • observation of presentations
  • oral or written questioning to assess knowledge of software applications

You are advised that you are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate your assessment work to your teacher to ensure that the relevant competency standards are being met.

In order to achieve competency in this unit, you must provide:

Performance Evidence

Evidence of the ability to:

  • present ideas and information to a unfamiliar audience and environment that provoke interest and response
  • 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.

Knowledge Evidence

To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:

  • explain different ways in which individuals receive and respond to ideas and information, and what influences their response
  • identify the enabling skills and attributes of people needed to effectively discuss ideas
  • describe the nature and role of risk taking in the presentation and debate of ideas
  • explain the role of storytelling in communicating ideas and key storytelling techniques
  • describe common techniques to tailor comments to particular audiences.

 

Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions.  You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed. Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning outcomes and final performance in the course.