Course Title: Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2017

Course Code: VART6444C

Course Title: Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work

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: 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

Course Description

In this course you will cover the skills and knowledge required to develop and discuss ideas for own creative work. It involves research and analysis, as well as the ability to take part in critical and informed discussion with others about the creative work for a particular art form.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPPR405 Develop and discuss ideas for own creative work

Element:

1. Research ideas for own creative wor

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify and source information that supports the development of ideas for creative work

1.2 Critically analyse information in the context of current and potential work and in relation to intellectual property considerations

Element:

2. Generate ideas for own creative work

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Develop a range of different, innovative and creative ideas based on the nature of own creative practice

2.2 Analyse and integrate ideas generated from research

2.3 Identify possible constraints on own ideas

2.4 Select ideas based on research, analysis and relevant constraints

Element:

3. Discuss ideas with others

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Identify and seek out people who can provide valuable input to discussions about work ideas

3.2 Present key information on own ideas and their process of development

3.3 Facilitate discussion, debate and critical analysis of ideas using effective communication techniques

Element:

4. Adjust and refine ideas for own creative work

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Analyse the views and contributions of others

4.2 Formulate analysis of own ideas based on personal aspirations and goals, and consideration of any intellectual property issues

4.3 Refine own ideas based on analysis and interactions with others


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this competency , you will have gained the skills and knowledge required to develop and discuss ideas for own creative work. It involves research and analysis, as well as the ability to take part in critical and informed discussion with others about the creative work for a particular art form.


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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