Course Title: Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4158

Course Title: Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 65.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP5299C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011

GRAP5305C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face

Term1 2010,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Ruth Lyon

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9426

Course Contact Email: ruth.lyon@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to source information on design history and theory and to apply that information to one’s own area of work.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES305A Source and apply information on the history and theory of design

Elements:

1. Collect information on history and theory of design

2. Apply information to own area of work

3. Update and maintain knowledge of design trends


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

2 projects

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time.
A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work.
To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily complete all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.
Grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.