Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2019
Course Code: GEDU6109C
Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5349 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services
Course Contact: Program Administration
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815
Course Contact Email: email@example.com
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Simon Embury
Contact email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Nominal Hours: 50
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
The ability to research, analyse and apply information relevant to work roles within the creative arts industry is integral to working successfully in live production.
In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to maintain industry knowledge and manage your own professional practice within the creative arts industry.
The skills which you will gain from this course will be developed through industry observation and you will learn to build industry awareness and networking skills which will be essential when locating employment.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge
1. Research and apply creative arts industry information
1.1 Research structure and operation of creative arts industry
1.2 Research employment obligations and opportunities within the industry
1.3 Monitor trends and emerging technologies within the industry
1.4 Research legislation and industry protocols relevant to the industry
1.5 Analyse and evaluate accuracy, currency and credibility of information sources to determine that research scope is sufficient
1.6 Compile and maintain accurate and comprehensive details of information gathered and its sources
2. Maintain effective industry networks
3. Enhance professional practice
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 have demonstrated the ability to:
• research, analyse, critique and apply industry information
• maintain effective industry networks
• enhance your professional practice.
Details of Learning Activities
Learning activities in this course include but are not limited to:
- Listening to presentations and asking questions at live production and audiovisual industry guest speaker presentations.
- Writing notes during live production and audiovisual industry guest speaker presentations.
- Peer learning.
- Industry research.
- Visits to industry (to be advised)
|Class||Schedule of Planned activities and assessment (Subject to change)||Assessment|
|1 12 (July)||Class at RMIT with Industry Presenter. Course overview, unit overview, assessment requirements.||Assessment 1 of 2 due|
|2 19 (July)||Class at RMIT or industry visit TBC|
|3 (26 July)||Class at RMIT with Industry Presenters||Assessment 1 of 2 due|
|4 (2 August)||Collide event - no class|
|5 (9 August)||Collide event - no class|
|6 (16 August)||Collide event - no class|
|7 (23 August)||Class at RMIT with Industry Presenters||Assessment 1 of 2 due|
|8 (30 August)||Class at RMIT or industry visit TBC|
|9 (13 Sep.)||Class at RMIT or industry visit TBC|
|10 (20 Sep.)||Class at RMIT or industry visit TBC|
|11 (27 Sep.)||Public Holiday - No Class|
|12 (4 Oct.)||Class at RMIT with Industry Presenters||Assessment 1 of 2 due|
|13 (11 Oct.)||Class at RMIT or industry visit TBC|
|14 (18 Oct.)||Class at RMIT with Industry Presenters||Assessment 1 of 2 due|
|15 (25 Oct.)||Class at RMIT or industry visit TBC|
|16 (1 Nov)||Course review, assessment check and feedback||Assessment 2 of 2 due|
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Cover Sheet for Submissions:
You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.
Your learning experience will involve class-based teaching, discussion, demonstration and practical exercises
It is strongly advised that you attend all timetabled sessions. This will allow you to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring you the maximum opportunity to complete this course successfully.
You will receive spoken and written feedback on all your work. Where relevant, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.
Adjustments to Assessment (eg. applying for an extension of time):
If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment satisfactorily by the due date, you can choose to apply for an adjustment to your assessment. RMIT University offers a range of adjustments designed to support you in your studies, including an extension of time to complete the assessment.
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.
Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning:
Credit transfer is the recognition of previously completed formal learning (an officially accredited qualification).
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is an assessment process that allows you to demonstrate competence using the skills you have gained through experience in the workplace, voluntary work, informal or formal training or other life experiences.
Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) RCC applies only if you have previously successfully demonstrated competence in a unit of competency, and now require to be reassessed to ensure that the competence is being maintained.
Please speak to your teacher if you wish to discuss applying for Credit Transfer, RPL, or RCC for the unit(s) of competency addressed in this course.
Overview of Assessment
Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of practical tasks and testing of your knowledge.
This course is ungraded.
To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).
Assessment 1 of 2 Notes from Guest Speaker Presentations (Individual assessment)
You will listen to and participate in a series of live production and audiovisual industry guest presentation sessions and you will submit your own notes and observations about the presenter’s career and the company where they are employed. You will submit this information on a pre-prepared Guest Presenter Assessment Note Recording Sheet.
You must submit at least three completed Guest Presenter Assessment Note Recording Sheets to pass this assessment.
This assessment will be conducted and submitted in weeks 1 - 16, Semester 2, 2019.
Assessment 2 of 2 Industry Liaison (individual assessment)
You will liaise with the live production/audiovisual industry and gather and document industry related information.
Further information about this assessment will be given in class and is available to you via Canvas.
This assessment will be conducted and submitted in Semester 2, 2019 week 16.
Grades that apply to courses delivered and assessed in accordance with competency based assessment:
CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency.
These matrices are available through Program Administration.
Evidence of the ability to:
- research, analyse and apply current and reliable industry information
- document detailed industry information and its sources
- record networking activities used to maintain and enhance industry knowledge
- identify and participate in professional development activities.
Note: If a specific volume or frequency is not stated, then evidence must be provided at least once.
To complete the unit requirements safely and effectively, the individual must:
- explain how the listed points apply to day-to-day work activities in the relevant creative arts industry sector:
- industry structure and operation
- employment obligations and opportunities
- laws and regulations
- industry protocols
- trends and emerging technologies
- identify sources of information on the creative arts industry
- describe ways of maintaining current industry knowledge.
Assessment must be conducted in a safe environment where evidence gathered demonstrates consistent performance of typical activities experienced in creative arts industry environments. The assessment environment must include access to:
- current creative arts industry information sources and materials
- appropriate technology.
Assessors of this unit must satisfy the requirements for assessors in applicable vocational educational and training legislation, frameworks and/or standards.
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