Course Title: Make a presentation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2010

Course Code: COMM5944C

Course Title: Make a presentation

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4158 - Certificate IV in Design

Course Contact : Ruth Wellington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9417

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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 unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and make effective presentations to a group of people.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Element:

1. Prepare a presentation 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Plan and document presentation approach and intended outcomes
1.2 Choose presentation strategies, format and delivery methods that match the characteristics of the target audience, location, resources and personnel needed
1.3 Select presentation aids, materials and techniques that suit the format and purpose of the presentation, and will enhance audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas
1.4 Brief others involved in the presentation on their roles/responsibilities within the presentation
1.5 Select techniques to evaluate presentation effectiveness
   

Element:

2. Deliver a presentation 

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Explain and discuss desired outcomes of the presentation with the target audience
2.2 Use presentation aids, materials and examples to support target audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas
2.3 Monitor non-verbal and verbal communication of participants to promote attainment of presentation outcomes
2.4 Use persuasive communication techniques to secure audience interest
2.5 Provide opportunities for participants to seek clarification on central ideas and concepts, and adjust the presentation to meet participant needs and preferences
2.6 Summarise key concepts and ideas at strategic points to facilitate participant understanding.

Element:

3. Review the presentation 

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Implement techniques to review the effectiveness of the presentation
3.2 Seek and discuss reactions to the presentation from participants or from key personnel involved in the presentation
3.3 Utilise feedback from the audience or from key personnel involved in the presentation to make changes to central ideas presented


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities


The types of learning activities may include:

  • Production and presentation skills
  • Oral and written presentations
  • Folio development and formatting
  • Tertiary application procedures


Teaching Schedule

 Week Week beg. Mon. Semester 2 Program Learning Elements
 1 5 July
  
 2
 12 July
 
 3
 19 July
 
 4
 26 July
 Course starts Week 4
 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 5
 2 Aug
 Designer profile
 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 6
 9 Aug Designer profile 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 7
 16 Aug Designer profile 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 8
 23 Aug Designer profile 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 9
 30 Aug Designer profile 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 10
 6 Sept
 Designer profile presentations
 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 11
 13 Sept
 Designer profile presentations 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 Break
 18 Sept - 3 Oct
 Mid semester holidays
 
 12
 4 Oct
 Folio preparation and formatting
 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 13
 11 Oct
 Folio preparation and formatting 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 14
 18 Oct
 Folio preparation and formatting 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 15
 25 Oct
 Folio preparation and formatting 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 16
 1 Nov (some classes)
 Folio preparation and formatting 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 17
 8 Nov (no classes)
 Assessment week
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

1 presentation
1 folio preparation

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.


Assessment Tasks


The assessment tasks are as follows:

  • A research report and visual presentation (50%)
  • Folio preparation, development and formatting (50%)


Assessment Matrix

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