Course Title: Produce an innovative presentation of professional work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

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 : Eddie Javier
Email: eddie.javier@rmit.edu.au

Teacher: Rob Gale
Email: rob.gale@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
independent project based work
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
01

Students are assigned to make a creative present/folio using appropriate presentation methodologies.
• Students that choose to make a Composited folio submission must supply a minimum of 8 images.
• Students that choose to make either a Commercial, Architectural, Illustrative, Fashion,or Landscape folio must supply a minimum of            12 images.
• Students that choose to make either an Editorial or Documentary folio submission must supply and minimum of 25 images.
Students to submit ideas developed from their research & review proposed folio concepts, methods of executing thier folio presentation, budget & time line planning. Individual students to meet with mentor, one on one, to discuss the refinement of their folio proposal by evaluating the production requirements & content implications of their selected presentation methodologies.

  1,2
 02Students to work in studio and/or on location to test and develop their folio concepts  One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.   1,2
03Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop, test and refine their folio presentation Submission of students final folio concept files. Formative assessment 1 1,2
04Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation.One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.  1,2
05Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation. One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.  1, 2
06SStudents to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation. Students to make a presentation of their folio progress. submission digital images files of folio progress. Formative assessment 2 1,2
07Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation. One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.  1,2
08Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation. One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.  1,2
09Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation. One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.  1,2,
10Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation. Submission digital images files of folio progress.Formative assessment 3 1,2
11Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation. One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.  1,2
12Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation.One on one mentoring by appointment with teaching staff.  1,2
13

Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation and/or work in digital computer labs to access presentation equipment/software suitable for production requirements and content implications. Continued refinement of photography, preparing files for output & folio presentation - Mentoring with teacher

  2,3
14Students to work in studio and/or on location to develop and refine their folio presentation and/or work in digital computer labs to access presentation equipment/software suitable for production requirements and content implications. Continued refinement of photography, preparing files for output & folio presentation - Mentoring with teacher  2,3
15Final submission of digital folio filesSummative

Assessment 

 2,3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Photoshop CC 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.

To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You must submit all pieces of assessment in order for your competency to be assessed in this course.


For further information on the assessment and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.

Formative Assessment 1 - Week 3 submission of Final Folio concept proposals

Formative Assessment 2 - Week 6 submission digital image files of Folio Progress.

Formative Assessment 3 - Week 10 submission digital image files of Folio Progress.

( Formatives lead to Final digital folio files)


Summative Assessment graded - Week 15 Final digital folio files.

 

Formative assessments are ungraded and students will receive a non graded result:

CA Competency achieved
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit

SUMMATIVE grades

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
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Feedback - You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7 (unresolved)

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1 (unresolved)

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. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y (unresolved)

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 go to Academic Integrity
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n (unresolved)

Work Placement:
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.
 

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