Course Title: Make a presentation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

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
  • Verbal, visual and written presentations
  • Folio development and formatting
  • Tertiary application procedures


Teaching Schedule

 Week Cert 4 in Design - Accelerated Cert 4 in Design (full year) Program Learning Elements
 1Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures   
 Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 2Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 3Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 4Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 5Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 6Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 7Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 8 Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 9 Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 2 - Designer profile 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 10 Task 1 - Pre-selection procedures Task 2 - Designer profile 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 11 Task 1 - Due in Task 2 - Designer profile                Task 1 due in 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 Break Mid semester holidays 22/09-07/10 Mid semester holidays 22 Sept - 7 Oct 
 12 Task 2 - Designer profile Task 2 - Designer profile 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 13 Task 2 - Designer profile Task 2 - Designer profile due in and presentations 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 14 Task 2 - Designer profile Folio preparation/formatting/review 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3
 15 Task 2 - Designer profile Folio preparation/formatting/review 1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3

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Task 2 - Designer profile

Task 2 - Designer profile

Task 2 - Due in and presentations

Folio review

Assessment

Assessment week. Results finalised Week 17

 

 

 

1.1-5, 2.1-6, 3.1-3

 

 

 


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:

  • Pre-selection task and application procedures (50%)
  • A research report and visual & verbal presentation (50%)


Assessment Matrix

This Course will be assessed as:

Not Yet Competent - NYC

Competency Achieved - CAG
Competency with Credit - CC
Competency with Distinction – CDI

Competency with High Distinction - CHD

Other Information

Attendance
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Special consideration Policy (Late Submission)
All assessment tasks are required to be completed to a satisfactory level. If you are unable to complete any piece of assessment by the due date, you will need to apply for an extension.
Please refer to the following URL for extensions and special consideration:
www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration/online
Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. Please refer to the following URL for further information regarding plagiarism.
www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity/students
Work not seen in progress
If a student hands in any work that the teacher has never seen in class or discussed with the student prior to the submission, the teacher can refuse to assess the work on the basis of authentication issues.
 

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