Course Title: Work with others

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: EMPL5398C

Course Title: Work with others

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4197 - Certificate IV in Creative Industries

Course Contact : Program Administration - Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:adam.lovell@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: To be advised

Nominal Hours: 15

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 needed to work harmoniously and effectively with team members, colleagues and others in creative industries work environment. This is a core skill which underpins effective work performance in cultural industries.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUECOR02B Work with others

Element:

1.  Participate in the work/group process

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Correctly identify work requirements relevant to the group/process.
1.2 Correctly identify own role and roles of others in meeting work requirements, and carry out own role.
1.3 Provide assistance to others involved in the work group/process, as required, and make other constructive contributions to meeting work requirements.
1.4 Take time and resource constraints into account in fulfilling work requirements.
1.5 Apply the organisation’s work policies, procedures and conventions covering acceptable workplace conduct to work place activities.
1.6 Take individual differences into account in achieving work requirements.
1.7 Use strengths of individuals to develop others in the group, sharing learning as part of the group process.

Element:

2.  Contribute to the flow of information and ideas

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Share information and ideas relevant to the work with others to enhance work outcomes.
2.2 Provide relevant, timely and accurate information to others, as required.
2.3 Seek information and ideas from others as required to assist achievement of work requirements.
2.4 Record information in the required detail and item frame in the specified format.
2.5 Compile and maintain work information systematically and accurately and file for ease of retrieval as required.
2.6 Identify any linguistic and cultural differences in communication styles and their relevance to the context.

Element:

3.  Deal effectively with issues, problems and conflicts

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Identify issues, problems and conflicts encountered in the work place.
3.2 Discuss issues, problems and conflicts with team members and suggest possible ways of dealing with them as appropriate or refer them to the appropriate person.


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you should be able to;
• Participate in the work/group process
• Contribute to the flow of information and ideas
• Deal effectively with issues, problems and conflicts


Details of Learning Activities

In class learning activities include, but are not limited to:
o Teacher directed group activities
o Practical exercises
o Group work
o Class presentations
o Group discussion

Out of class learning activities include, but are not limited to:
o Online research
o Group work


Teaching Schedule

Week #Class ContentOtherElements
Week 1Introduction to the course
Discussion of assessment tasks

• Participate in the work/group process
Course Overview
Handouts
Class activities
Dwyer, J (2009). The Business Communication Handbook (8th ed) Pearson Education Australia
Chapters 6 and 7
1-3
Week 2• Contribute to the flow of information and ideasDwyer, J (2009). The Business Communication Handbook (8th ed) Pearson Education Australia

Class Handout(s)
Class activities
2
Week 3• Deal effectively with issues, problems and conflictswyer, J (2009). The Business Communication Handbook (8th ed) Pearson Education Australia

Class Handout(s)
Class activities
3
Week 4Class Time is given to work on your team caseCarlton Library computer Lab1-3
Week 5Assignment One Due: Work team presentationBuilding 94, level 3, Carlton Library. 1-31-3
Week 6Assignment One Due: Work team presentationBuilding 94, level 3, Carlton Library.

PLEASE NOTE
Assignment Two work-team evaluation report. Due next week by 5 pm. Please drop the assignment in Creative Industries assignment box number 8 which is located in front of School of Media and Communication reception. I am giving you an extra week to reflect upon your journey of working in teams. No face-to-face class meeting is taking place. 1-3
1-3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Dwyer, J. (2009). The Business Communication Handbook (8th ed.). Pearson Education Australia. Also class handouts and educational videos.


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Pen, paper.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include a group presentation, a written evaluation and participation n classroom activities.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.

1. Assessment task 1 Group presentation
(50%) Due week 5/6
Formal presentation, group task.

2. Assessment task 2 Evaluation and short report
(30%) Due the week after class finishes
Written formal report, individual work.

3. Assessment task 3 Constructive participation in classroom activities
(20%) To be conducted during all classes.
Assessments based on observation.

The details on these assessments and the grading criteria for this competency can be found on the course blackboard site.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

80 – 100% HD High Distinction
70 – 79% DI Distinction
60 – 69% CR Credit
50 – 59% PA Pass
Under 50% NN Fail


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration

Other Information

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:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;

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