Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: GEDU6109C

Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5361 - Diploma of Screen and Media (Interactive Media)

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

Nicole McKinnon 
e: nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au
ph: 9925 4375

Nat Bates
e: nat.bates@rmit.edu.au
ph: 9925 4815

Janelle Low
e: janelle.low@rmit.edu.au
ph: 9925 4815

Maya Toone
e: maya.toone@rmit.edu.au
ph: 9925 4815

Peter McDonald
e: peter.mcdonald2@rmit.edu.au
ph: 9925 4815

Nuwan Rohitha

e: nuwan.rohitha@rmit.edu.au
ph: 9925 4815

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

None

Course Description

In this course you will cover the skills and knowledge required to maintain creative arts industry knowledge, and monitor and manage your own professional practice.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Element:

1. Research and apply creative arts industry information

Performance Criteria:

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

Element:

2. Maintain effective industry networks

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Participate in professional industry bodies and associations to maintain industry knowledge

2.2 Use networking strategies to establish and maintain relationships that enhance own professional practice and profile

2.3 Use communication channels to maximise dialogue with industry contacts and ensure currency and credibility of industry knowledge

2.4 Record details of networking activities and benefits gained from participation

Element:

3. Enhance professional practice

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Evaluate own skills and knowledge to identify professional development needs

3.2 Seek advice from relevant people to identify professional development opportunities

3.3 Participate in professional development activities to improve work performance and currency of industry knowledge


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this competency, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to maintain your creative arts industry knowledge, and monitor and manage your own professional practice.


Details of Learning Activities

In class learning activities may include, but are not limited to:

• lectures and/or lab work
• teacher directed group activities and projects
• concept development of group and individual projects
• group discussions and class presentations
• peer and teacher feedback
• WIP (work in progress) reviews
• self directed online, library and industry research
• self directed project production work and reflection
• class excursions to events and locations outside of RMIT

Out of class activities may include, but are not limited to:

• maintaining secure daily backups of all assessment and project data
• accessing online tutorial resources
• self directed online, library and industry research
• self directed project production work and reflection
• class excursions to events and locations outside of RMIT


Teaching Schedule

 

WkClass ContentAssessmentsCUAIND502 Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledgeCUVPRP405A Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work
1

Design Studio Introduction - Overview of the Design Studio class, course guides and assessments and Blackboard introduction.

Creativity, collaboration and networking.

Introduction to A01 - Design Studio Creative Practice Journal. Starting your Entry for week 1

 

Journal entry required - wk 1

 

1

 

1

2

Collaborative design workshop. A group based activity with students from the Diploma and Advanced Diploma to create a game based on the Hieronymus Bosch painting, ‘The Garden of Earthly Delights"

Journal entry required - wk 2

1, 21, 2, 3
3

Film Screening and Studio workshop.

Students form teams to work on A02 -  Create an IM Student Charter. The final designs will be presented in class, and uploaded as your week 3 journal entry.

Journal entry required - wk 3

A02 - Create an IM Student Charter to be presented in class today and submitted for assessment.

 

31, 2, 3
4

Studio workshop - Collaborative Production to be undertaken and presented in teams.

Journal entry required - wk 42. 31, 2, 3
5

Studio workshop - Collaborative Production to be undertaken and presented in teams.

Journal entry required - wk 52. 31, 2, 3
6

WIP review – Present your progress - A01 - Design Studio Creative Practice Journal

Get feedback on your work in progress and reflect on working collaboratively.

 

 

23
7

Film Screening and Studio Workshop: Creative industries research and networking activities.

Journal entry required - wk 7

1, 2, 31
8

Studio workshop - Copyright and Legals when working creatively. Collaborative production to be undertaken and presented in teams.

Journal entry required - wk 811
9

WIP review – Present your progress - A01 - Design Studio Creative Practice Journal

Get feedback on your work in progress and reflect on working collaboratively.

 2, 33
10Film screening and an investigation - Creative industries research and networking activities.

Journal entry required - wk 10

A03 -  Research Creative Arts Industries

1, 2, 33
 Mid semester break  
11

WIP review – Present your progress - A01 - Design Studio Creative Practice Journal

Film Screening and review of Design Studio - a look at the hazards of working in industry.

Journal entry required - wk 11

11, 2
12

Folio Production workshop.

One on one consultation in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments.

 33
13

WIP review – Present your progress - A01 - Design Studio Creative Practice Journal 

Get feedback on your work in progress and reflect on working collaboratively.

A01 - Design Studio Creative Practice Journal

2, 33
14Folio Production workshop. One on one consultation in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 33
15Folio Production workshop. One on one consultation in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 33
16Folio Production workshop. One on one consultation in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 33


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

None


References

The University Library has extensive resources. The Library has produced a number of subject guides that includes quality online and print resources for your studies. The Library provides guides and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarians.


Other Resources

Students are encouraged to make full use of class time, open studio time and University computer lab resources. Please consult the RMIT University web site for details of access times and locations.

Other required resources include, but are not limited to: an A4 or A3 visual diary, drawing materials (pencils of various grades (1B & 2B), erasers, coloured pencils and pens, graphic markers such as Copic brand) broadband internet access, suitable digital media storage such as a portable hard drive or USB flash drive, with at least 32Gb capacity.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and may include practical team based projects.


Assessment Tasks

This course is assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment. To demonstrate competency you must complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback from the teacher at the conclusion of each assessment task. Please refer to the assessment brief for full assessment criteria. All assessment documents are available on the course Blackboard page through MyRMIT.

Ungraded:

A01 -  Design Studio Creative Practice Journal
For this assessment you will complete your Design Studio Creative Practice Journal. You will reflect on your own creative practice, and the classes that you have participated in. Journal entries are required in weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11. You will also participate in WIP (work in progress) reviews in weeks 6, 9 and 11.

Due Week 13

A02 - Create an IM Student Charter
In teams you will design a Student Charter that recognises and reflects the complex and diverse nature of the University and it's student body. The final designs will be presented in class, and uploaded as your week 3 journal entry.

Due week 3

A03 -  Research Creative Arts Industries
Research and report on a range of Australian and global industries, their professional practises, their modes of networking and promoting themselves.

Due week 10

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment (not graded) are: 

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

For further information on the assessment tasks, please refer to the course blackboard site.


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant unit of competency.

The assessment matrix for this course can be found on Blackboard through myRmit, or from your teacher.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students

Cover Sheet for Submissions:

You must complete and sign a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work, including online submissions.

http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf

Attendance:

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.

Assessment Feedback:

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.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy

Student Progress:

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy designed to assist you in achieving your learning potential.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/acadprogress

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.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/assessment/adjustment

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.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/academic-integrity

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.

http://www1.rmit.edu.au/students/enrolment/credit

 

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