Course Title: Develop exhibition concepts

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2019

Course Code: LIBR5021C

Course Title: Develop exhibition concepts

School: 320T Architecture & Urban Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5382 - Diploma of Product Design

Course Contact: Robin Blood

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4683

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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

No Pre-requisites needed for this unit.

Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to explore potential themes and storylines to inform the overall development of exhibition concepts.

It applies to individuals who explore and develop concepts and ideas for a cultural exhibition, who work autonomously, but in consultation and collaboration with others.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBLIB504 Develop exhibition concepts

Element:

1 Establish purpose and objectives of exhibitions

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research characteristics of potential audiences for exhibitions
1.2 Confirm purpose, scope and objectives of exhibitions in consultation with stakeholders
1.3 Develop broad parameters for content, based on objectives, audience needs, community feedback, and collection and organisational parameters

Element:

2 Research exhibition concepts

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Research historical, cultural and other influences that impact concept development

2.2 Undertake critical analysis of sources and references to inform concept development
2.3 Identify and source appropriate specialists for assistance
2.4 Explore and adapt relevant ideas from other practitioners or exhibitions with consideration of intellectual property, moral rights and copyright

Element:

3 Develop and propose concepts

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Use information collected to develop and expand ideas and concepts
3.2 Test own ideas and approaches against purpose and objectives of exhibitions, as well as ideas from colleagues
3.3 Prepare concept proposals in appropriate format
3.4 Gain required approvals


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.


Details of Learning Activities

In this course we will be developing your skills specific to working within the area Exhibition Design. Broadly speaking exhibition design can be divided into two areas - Trade (commercial) and Interpretation (collections based).

You will undertake 3 tasks in the course. Each task will provide insight into the necessary sequence or process that an exhibition concept moves through before being realised and the various skills an exhibition designer needs.

Alongside definite skills like concept, design development and documentation skills there are other skills you will be learning like working with space, introduced structure, working in a team structure, detailing, organising etc.


Teaching Schedule

Course Schedule
WeekTopicReadings and ActivitiesAssessment

Week 1

 

Introduction to course
schedules

Task 1 - Analyse existing exhibition - issue

Q&As

 

Week 2

 

Visit exhibitionVisit exhibition 

Week 3

 

Studio  

Week 4

 

Task 1 - Analyse existing exhibition - PresentationTask 1 - Analyse existing exhibition - PresentationTask 1 - Analyse existing exhibition - Presentation
09.08.2019 - OPEN DAY SET UP - No classes

Week 5

 

Task 2 - Measure existing space - issueQ&As 

Week 6

 

Studio Documentation 

Week 7

 

Studio Model making 

Week 8

 

Studio Packaging up submission 

Week 9

 

Task 2 - Measure existing space - PresentationTask 2 - Measure existing space - PresentationTask 2 - Measure existing space - Presentation

Week 10

 

Task 3 - Develop concepts for exhibiting your assigned designers life & work - IssueQ&As 
16.09.2019-27.09.2019
Mid Semester Break

Week 11

 

StudioConcept design 

Week 12

 

Studio Design development 

Week 13

 

Studio Documentation 

Week 14

 

Studio Packaging up submission 

Week 15

 

Task 3 - Develop concepts for exhibiting your assigned designers life & work - PresentationTask 3 - Develop concepts for exhibiting your assigned designers life & work - PresentationTask 3 - Develop concepts for exhibiting your assigned designers life & work - Presentation

Week 16

 

Assessment WeekAssessment WeekAssessment Week


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is ongoing throughout the course and will include developing work for your graduate exhibition. Full assessment briefs will be provided and can be found on My RMIT.


Assessment Tasks

Task 1_Research & analyse an existing exhibition

Task 2_Measure an existing space

Task 3_Develop concepts for exhibiting your assigned designers life & work


Assessment Matrix

CriteriaRatings
Does the presentation distil and summarise your project development into a final concept both visually and technically    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Does the presentation communicate your design intentions, key themes and ideas effectively and clearly?    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Your presentation uses at least one element of animation or video media to enhance the communication of your design and support your presentation    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Does your presentation utilise a suitable digital tool such as PowerPoint, Prezi, Google slides    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Allow for a suitable time to discuss and debate ideas, for audience participation and feedback.    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Be prepared to discuss your design and its components with your classmates and instructors    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Provide suitable responses to questions regarding your design that demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of your design and/or a direction to follow up.    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Is the presentation interesting, engaging and supportive of your design    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Has the presentation been completed within the designated time frame? 5-6 minutes. 6 minutes for questions and discussions    
  Satisfactory     Not Satisfactory  
Does the presentation distil and summarise your project development into a final concept both visually and technically within the time constraints.    
  NOT SATISFACTORY Presentation does not demonstrate a clear summary of the origins and direction for the design. No story is evident. Visual and technical development are not clear. Poor presentation timing   BEGINNING Presentation articulates suitable project development through oral and visual communication. Room for development with both oral and visual aspects   DEVELOPING Presentation articulates project development through good oral and visual communication.   ACCOMPLISHED Presentation articulates project development through very good oral and visual communication.   EXEMPLARY Presentation articulates project development through excellent oral and visual communication. Ideas are concise and clear. The originating story is well told and the emotional connection is clear
Does the presentation effectively communicate your design intentions, key themes and ideas effectively and clearly? Is the oral and visual communication clear and effective.    
  NOT SATISFACTORY Presentation does not effectively communicate design intent   BEGINNING Communication through visual and oral presentation is satisfactory   DEVELOPING Communication through visual and oral presentation is is clear and concise. effective explanation of content, themes and technical design   ACCOMPLISHED Communication through visual and oral presentation is is clear and concise. Very good effective explanation of content, themes and technical design   EXEMPLARY Communication through visual and oral presentation is is clear and concise. Excellent, effective explanation of content, themes and technical design
Your presentation uses at least one element of animation or video media to enhance the communication of your design and support your presentation. Is the presentation visually interesting, engaging and supportive of your design    
  NOT SATISFACTORY The use of animation or video media has not been included. The content is not engaging and does not visually support your design   BEGINNING One element of animation or video is present that supports the presentation. The presentation is somewhat engaging and supports the design to some extent   DEVELOPING One or more elements of animation or video is present that supports the presentation to a good level. The presentation is engaging and supports the design.   ACCOMPLISHED One or more elements of animation or video is present that supports the presentation to a very good level. The presentation is very engaging and supports the design to very good extent   EXEMPLARY One or more elements of animation or video is present that supports the presentation to an excellent level. The presentation is highly engaging and supports the design to an excellent level
Be prepared to discuss your design and its components with your classmates and instructors. Provide suitable responses to questions regarding your design that demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of your design and/or a direction to follow up. Allow for a suitable time to discuss and debate ideas, for audience participation and feedback.    
  NOT SATISFACTORY No allowance or limited allowance for discussion and debate. Very little knowledge of the design has been demonstrated through the discussion and feedback segment   BEGINNING Responses to feedback, questions and critique is satisfactory without displaying extensive knowledge of the product or its mechanical detail   DEVELOPING Feedback has been managed well. Responses to feedback, questions and critique is good displaying a thorough knowledge of the product and its mechanical detail and design directions verbalised   ACCOMPLISHED Feedback has been managed very well. Responses to feedback, questions and critique is very good displaying an extensive knowledge of the product and its mechanical detail and design directions verbalised.   EXEMPLARY Feedback has been managed extremely well. Responses to feedback, questions and critique is excellent displaying outstanding and thorough knowledge of the product and its mechanical detail and design directions verbalised.

Other Information

Teaching schedule may vary according to students and task requirements
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