Course Title: Source and apply design industry knowledge

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: GRAP5304C

Course Title: Source and apply design industry knowledge

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C4158 - Certificate IV in Design

Course Contact : Ruth Wellington

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

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


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 20

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 addresses the skills and knowledge required to source, apply and update a general knowledge of the design industry.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES304A Source and apply design industry knowledge

Element:

1. Source and apply information on the structure and operation of the design industry

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Identify and access information on the design industry
and professional design practice
1.2 Use and analyse knowledge of the design industry
appropriately, to inform own design practice and work

Element:

2. Source and apply knowledge on employment obligations and opportunities that impact on designers

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Obtain information on employment obligations and
opportunities in the design industry
2.2 Apply knowledge of employment obligations and
opportunities appropriately, within day-to-day work
activities

Element:

3. Seek information on new design technology

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Correctly identify sources of information on new
technology affecting different areas of design practice
3.2 Investigate relevant technologies to assist effective work
performance

Element:

4. Update industry knowledge

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Identify and use a range of opportunities to update
knowledge of the design industry and monitor current
issues of concern to the industry
4.2 Share updated knowledge with colleagues and peer group
as appropriate, and incorporate into day-to-day work
activities

Element:

5. Apply information on ethical and legal work practices

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Source information on ethical and legal work practices
in the context of design
5.2 Share updated knowledge on ethical and legal work
practice in day-to-day work activities


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

In class activities. Presentations and discussion. Research into industry. Attendance to design conference.


Teaching Schedule

 
Session 11. Source and apply information on the structure and operation of the design industry        1.1-2
Session 22. Source and apply knowledge on industry employment and obligations 1.1-2, 2.1-2
Session 3 3. Seek information on new technology 1.1-2, 2.1-2, 3.1-3
Session 4 4. Update industry knowledge 1.1-2, 2.1-2, 3.1-2, 4.1-2
Session 5 5. Apply information on ethical and legal work 1.1-2, 2.1-2, 3.1-3, 4.1-2, 5.1-2
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

2 Research activities
1 Industry report

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

1. Introduction
Overview
Assessment requirements
Class activities
2. Review/ revise
Library work sheets. Relevant design sites for discussion 20%
3. Review/ revise
AGIdeas Conference research
4. Attendance at AGIdeas International Conference
5. Review/ revise
Discussion and presentation on AGIdeas information
Test 80%


Assessment Matrix

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