Course Title: Produce an innovative presentation of professional work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

Course Code: VART6259C

Course Title: Produce an innovative presentation of professional work

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5309 - Diploma of Photo Imaging

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: Rob Gale
Email: rob.gale@rmit.edu.au
Teacher : Eddie Javier
Email: eddie.javier@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 70

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 this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to present an innovative folio of creative photo imaging work.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for C5309 Diploma of Photo Imaging. This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.
 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI520A Produce an innovative presentation of professional work

Element:

Element 1. Research and assess methodologies used in the presentation of creative products

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research best practice presentation methodologies using appropriate sources of information
1.2 Select and review presentation methodologies for own use and confirm with appropriate people
1.3 Evaluate the potential and required purpose of presentation methodologies for creative products
1.4 Evaluate the production requirements and content implications of selected presentation methodologies
1.5 Estimate production timeline, workflow and budget for the presentation of creative products
 

Element:

Element 2. Plan a presentation of creative products

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Use critical thinking techniques to design and plan a presentation concept
2.2 Select appropriate content that reflects the presentation’s required purpose
2.3 Design templates, prototypes and maquettes suitable to presentation concept
2.4 Confirm that production requirements and content implications are achievable within production timeline and budget
2.5 Obtain and accurately record copyright clearance on all sourced content
2.6 Review suitability of presentation’s design and content and confirm with appropriate people
2.7 Develop, test and proof presentation concept
 

Element:

Element 3. Present creative products

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Access presentation equipment suitable for production requirements and content implications
3.2 Present creative products using appropriate presentation methodologies
3.3 Monitor production requirements and content implications of presentation to ensure required purpose is met
3.4 Review projected and actual budget outcomes
3.5 Develop systems to identify and respond to future presentation opportunities
 


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:

  • research different industry practice aroound the presentation of creative images
  • develop a concept for a presentation,
  • create a presentation of photographic work to a competent industry standard.


Details of Learning Activities

In class activities include, but are not limited to:
lectures
guest lecturers
peer teaching and class presentations
group discussion
online research
workshopping
independent project based work
teacher directed group activities/projects
class exercises to review discussions/lectures
workshopping of students’ own projects

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
research independent project based work


 


Teaching Schedule

WeekClass contentAssessment DueElements
1 Students to research and discuss purposed folio concepts, methods of executing those concepts, budget and time line planning. Also participate in lighting/capture exercises in conjunction with delivery of shooting demonstrations.  1, 2
2Students to continue research and discuss purposed folio concept, methods of executing concepts, their projects budget and time line plan with mentor teacher. Also participate in lighting/capture testing related to their folio project. Formative assessment 1, 2
3Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts - Mentoring with teacher  1, 2
4Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts - Mentoring with teacher  1, 2
5Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts - Mentoring with teacher  1, 2
6Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts - Mentoring with teacher  1,2
7 Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts  1, 2
8 Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts  1, 2
9Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts  1, 2,
10 Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts  1,2
11Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts  1,2
12Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts  1,2
13 Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio concepts  1,2
14 Student Digital Lab time & refinement of photography, preparing files for output & folio presentation - Mentoring with teacher  2,3
15 Student Digital Lab time & refinement of photography, preparing files for output & folio presentation - Mentoring with teacher  2,3
16Final submission (Minimum 8 images for composited submissions. Minimum 12 Images due for commercial, architectural, fashion, landscape and Minimum 20 images Editorial/photojournalism/documentary) participate & comment in critique.
 

 Summative

Assessment

 3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Photoshop CS6 Essential Skills - Mark Galer
Linda.com
Light Architecture 2 by Urs Recher
 


References

www.pdnonline.com/  PDN (Photo District News)
http://acmp.com.au
http://www.luminous-landscape.com/
http://www.strobist.blogspot.com/
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.
 


Other Resources

Personal hard drive 300 – 500Gb


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through demonstration of your research into presentation methodologies and through the application of learned skills and insights to the development of your folio presentation.  Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on My RMIT.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.
For further information on the assessment and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.

To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

Formative Assessment - Workshop participation
Summative Assessment - Student Folio - DUE Week 16

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.


Grades used in this unit are as follows:

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


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.

Other Information

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

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.

Plagiarism
RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity

Copyright

All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.

Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
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 extension. Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration: 
www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration/online.

Course Assessment Committee/Program Advisory Board
These committees promote the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The Course Assessment Committee provides identified students with assistance and seeks to ensure such students are aware of the range of support services available to them at the University.

Student Feedback
Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees
 

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