Course Title: Design and produce a product incorporating mechanical/electrical features

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5329 Diploma of Product Design

Course Title: Design and produce a product incorporating mechanical/electrical features

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 180

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP6339

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term2 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Robin Blood

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: robin.blood@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design and produce a mechanical/electrical product from a brief applying a range of advanced techniques and materials.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VU21026 Design and produce a product incorporating mechanical/electrical features

Elements:

1. Contribute to the development of the product design brief

2. Research relevant technological information

3. Develop a range of technologically innovative solutions to the design problem

4. Plan design process

5. Provide visual concepts to client

6. Realise working prototype


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
- Practical tasks, a major project
- direct observation including exploration of and experimentation with techniques
- written and/or oral questioning and discussion to assess knowledge and understanding
- completion of a design journal and/or portfolio including personal reflection and feedback
- direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of evidence
 

 

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