Course Title: Undertake basic work activities (Electronics)

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: EEET6393C

Course Title: Undertake basic work activities (Electronics)

School: 155T Vocational Health and Sciences

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6068 - Advanced Diploma of Computer Science

Course Contact: Alex Malikotsinas

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4714

Course Contact Email: alma@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 120

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

This course aims at achieving competence in preparing to undertake, carry out and check the results of basic work activities. The context within which competence is to be achieved is electronics and the underpinning knowledge covered by the course includes occupational health and safety, basic physics concepts, mechanics, electrical theory, science and materials


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

UTENES001CA Undertake basic work activities (Electronics)

Element:

Carry out work activities as instructed

Performance Criteria:

 

Element:

Check results of completed work activities

Performance Criteria:

 

Element:

Prepare to undertake basic work activities

Performance Criteria:

 


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including online or written tests, practical laboratory activities and a final theory exam.


Teaching Schedule

 

Weekly Schedule - Semester 1, 2008

Week beginning
Theory and Practicals
Assessment tasks
Week 1


Intro. to course, Fundamentals


 
Week 2


OH&S


Short test


Week 3


Basic Concepts: I, V, R & Ohm’s law


 
Week 4


Ohm’s law and basic circuits


 
Week 5

Using measuring instruments


Exp 1: Ohm’s Law


Week 6 


Circuits/Revision


 
Week 7

Test


Test 1(10%)


Week 8


Factors effecting resistors


 
Week 9


Resistors - series and parallel


Exp 2: Resistors in series
and parallel

Week 10

Capacitors


 
Week 11

Capacitors


Exp 3: Capacitors


Week 12


Kirchhoff’s Laws


 
Week 13


Kirchhoff’s Laws


Exp 4: Kirchhoff’s Laws


Week 14


Drawing Circuits


 
Week 15

Drawing Circuits


Exp 5: Your circuit


Week 16

Revision

 
Week 17


Week 18

Exam Period





Semester 1 Final Exam (40%)






Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Theory and Laboratory Notes will be provided upon commencement.


References

D. Giancoli, Physics, Principles with Applications

R.A. Serway, Physics for Scientists and Engineers

P.E Tippens, Basic Technical Physics


Other Resources

Materials available on the Learning Hub.


Overview of Assessment

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including online or written tests, practical laboratory activities and a final theory exam.

The assessment  will be weighted as follows:

  1. Evaluation of Practical Folio  50%
  2. Mid-semester Test  10%
  3. Final Exam   40%


Assessment Tasks

The student must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of a particular competency to be deemed competent.
Assessment will incorporate a variety of methods including online or written tests, practical laboratory activities and a final theory exam.


Assessment Matrix


 Module Tests
10%
Practical Folio
50%

Final Theory Exam
40%
1. Prepare to undertake basic work activities
2. Carry out work activities as instructed

3 Check results of completed work activity


Other Information

There will be two forms of assessment. The first will provide the student with a “Competent” or “Not yet competent” result. The second will be a numerical grade.
“Competent” or “Not yet competent” result:

All the tasks listed below are to be completed to a satisfactory level.


1) OH&S short test
Students will be tested on their understanding of OH&S policies and procedures that are related to the electronics and physics area.

2) Drawing circuits project
Using a computer program (Visio), students are to draw a circuit diagram and then physically construct it in the laboratory.

3) Practical Folio: This folio contains the results of, discussion and analysis of the results, and answers to questions on all the experiments conducted throughout the year. It must be submitted for evaluation at the request of the teacher at regular intervals during the semester. The presentation and content of the folio must be of a satisfactory standard to obtain a “Competent” result for the folio.

Numerical grading:

Each semester will be graded separately and then combined at the end of the year.

1) Evaluation of Practical Folio 50%

2) Mid-semester Test 10%

3) Final exam 40%

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