Course Title: Present a body of own creative work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2020

Course Code: VART6437C

Course Title: Present a body of own creative work

School: 375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5359 - Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Contact: Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 9925 9988

Course Contact Email: alistair.briggs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nuwan Rohitha

nuwan.rohitha@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 60

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 required.

Course Description

In this course you will develop and apply creative, technical and project management skills to develop a professional and innovative presentation of your own creative work.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR503 Present a body of own creative work

Element:

1 Evaluate and select presentation options

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research presentation options using appropriate sources of information 1.2 Explore ideas and options for presenting work in new and innovative ways, including those from other disciplines 1.3 Identify and consult with relevant people when developing presentation options 1.4 Select presentation methodologies based on intended purpose and other parameters

Element:

2 Plan presentation of work

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Use critical thinking techniques to develop an overall presentation concept 2.2 Explore and refine how the presentation concept will impart explicit and implicit messages to its audience 2.3 Develop realistic production budget, timeline and workflow plan 2.4 Design a template for the presentation that supports key messages to be communicated

Element:

3 Create presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Select and integrate content that supports presentation objectives 3.2 Obtain and accurately record copyright clearance on all sourced content 3.3 Develop a cohesive presentation that supports objectives 3.4 Review projected and actual budget outcomes

Element:

4 Review and update presentation

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Evaluate presentation in the context of its objectives and feedback from others 4.2 Proactively identify opportunities to update and refine presentation 4.3 Develop systems to identify and respond to future presentation opportunities


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will take place either online, or in a studio and computer laboratory using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.

In class activities will include:
• demonstrations and presentations by teacher
• peer teaching and class presentations
• group discussion
• feedback and revision
• peer learning
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• student project workshops, including peer/lecturer feedback

Out of class activities will include:
• independent project based work
• online tutorials and activities
• independent research
• studio practice
• review & revision


Teaching Schedule

This course, VART6437C (CUAPPR503) - Present a body of own creative work - is delivered in combination with OFFC5322C (SITXEBS003) - Build and launch a small business website. The combined timeline is presented here as a complete reference to the combined unit. 

While all course content will be delivered, the order and mode of delivery may change depending on the availability of specialist facilities and equipment. Please check Canvas regularly as any updates will be communicated by your teacher. There will be a number of prescribed tasks and projects (see Assessment Tasks below).

Week
Session

Topics & ActivitiesAssessment

Week 1

Introduction to HTML

 
Week 2Introduction to HTML - continued 
Week 3
Introduction to CSS 
Week 4
Introduction to CSS - continuedAT1 - Knowledge Task DUE
Week 5
Typography for the internet 
Week 6
The five planes of user experience 
Week 7

CSS Flexbox

Flexbox build

 
Week 8

Media Queries

AT2 - Planning DUE
Week 9Responsive Images 
Week 10a:hover 
Week 11Website - finalise, submit, launch 
Week 12Student portfolio - development 
Week 13Student portfolio - development continued 
Week 14Work in progress & feedback 
Week 15Project SubmissionAT3 - Website DUE
Week 16Student feedback 

 

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Prescribed Texts

There are no compulsory prescribed texts in this course. This course has recommended books listed under ‘References’

You are advised to look at the Learning Hub at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information. A range of learning resources and references are provided throughout the year.

You will require a personal storage device and tools as outlined in tool kit list.

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources.

Among the library’s electronic resources is the ability to access Lynda.com for online tutorials and lessons. You may be given these tutorials (and other resources) to supplement your classroom learning. The University Library has extensive resources for Design students.

RMIT Library has produced the following:
• subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies. http://rmit.libguides.com/graphicartanddesign
• guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing
• subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/librarians/dsc


Overview of Assessment

 

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects.
The assessment tasks are:
Projects

An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.


Assessment Tasks

This course has THREE (2) major assessment tasks.
These are in the form of website design projects, and a knowledge test.

Assessment Task #1 - Knowledge task
Due Week 4

Assessment Task #2 - Planning of creative work
Due Week 8

Assessment Task #3 - Website development
Due Week 15


Completion to a satisfactory degree of all required assessment task elements (as outlined in the project brief) is necessary to achieve competency.
All major assessment tasks comprise multiple versions, allowing response to critical feedback with the aim of guided outcome improvement.
Refer to Teaching Schedule.

These combined units are assessed for competency only.
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment are:


CA Competency Achieved 
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS
Did Not Submit for Assessment

 


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above).

Other Information

Attendance

The major aspect of your learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity for success.

 

Feedback

You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects. 

 

Student Progress

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy

 

Submissions

When submitting work for assessment you are required to complete a declaration of authorship. This must be done for every summative assessment task. This statement acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. For non-digital submission use the printed form provided. For digital online submission please use e Submission process. Information regarding the eSubmission process

 

Special Consideration Policy, Late Submission & Extensions

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. Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration  Reasonable adjustment is available and may be applied through the Special Consideration process.

Any student seeking an extension, should aim at doing so a minimum of 2 days before the deadline. Work submitted late and without an extension at any point will incur late penalties in accordance with university policy. If you require an extension you must complete an extension form with evidence supporting your application and hand this to your instructor. Further links  Application for extension of time

 

On Time Submission and Impact of Late Submission

 

On time submission is an important factor in your assessment. Employability skills are embedded in all courses and these include Planning & Organising and Self-management. For this reason, late work impacts on your competency assessment. 
Submissions that are assessed as Not Satisfactory can be re-submitted once and this is only permitted during the period that the competency is scheduled.

 

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. Academic Integrity

 

 

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