Course Title: Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5325 Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Title: Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 65

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)

GRAP5299C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Sue Robinson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254819

Course Contact Email: sue.robinson@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to source information on design history and theory, and to apply that information to one’s own area of work.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES305A Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Elements:

1. Collect information on history and theory of design

2. Apply information to own area of work

3. Update and maintain knowledge of design trends


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:
EXAMPLES may include
- Practical tasks, a major project.
- written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding
- completion of an art journal and/or portfolio including personal reflection and feedback
- direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence.

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.

The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.