Course Title: Prepare, store and maintain finished work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: VART5939C

Course Title: Prepare, store and maintain finished work

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C4224 - Certificate IV in Photoimaging

Course Contact : Josiane Mueller

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4585

Course Contact Email:josiane.mueller@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Guy Little
Phone: 03 9925 4865
Email: guy.little@rmit.edu.au

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 course covers the skills and knowledge required to select finished work for storage, to assess its needs for storage and to protect, store and maintain it.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCRS14B Prepare, store and maintain finished work

Element:

1. Assess finished work for storage. 

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Determine criteria for selecting finished works to be stored
1.2 Select works for storage based on criteria
1.3 Assess storage needs of selected works, taking into account their condition and nature

Element:

2. Store finished work. 

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify and select appropriate protective materials and conditions for storage
2.2 Ensure that correct procedures are followed to prepare works for storage
2.3 Ensure that works are safely stored in allocated or selected storage spaces

Element:

3. Maintain stored work. 

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Maintain accurate and complete records of stored finished work
3.2 Protect confidential information and adhere to copyright requirements in the storage of records
3.3 Monitor and review condition of work in storage according to its specific requirements
3.4 Make adjustments to storage arrangements as required


Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of his course, you will have acquired the skills and knowledge required to select finished work for storage, to assess its needs for storage and to protect, store and maintain it.
 


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of:

In class activities include, but are not limited to:

  • teacher demonstration
  • student practice using a range of equipment
  • group discussion
  • teacher directed group activities
  • work shopping of students’ own projects

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:

  • online research
  • sourcing subject matter, props & models


Teaching Schedule

<thead> <th scope="col">Week Semester 2</th> <th scope="col">Class Contents</th> <th scope="col">Assessment</th> <th scope="col">Elements</th> </thead>
Week 1Course Outline, Assessment & Introduction, archival historical perspective, Ansel Adams legacy. 1-3
Week 2Archival, assessment of finished work areas and criteria 1-3
Week 3Archival, assessment of materials and storage conditions 1-3
Week 4Matt cutter and mounting materials 1-3
Week 5Archival Folios and presentation 1-3
Week 6Archival Digital, data & image management DROBO systems 1-3
Week 7Wilhelm Research IntstituteFormative 11-3
Week 8Disclaimers & UPDIG industry standards 1-3
Week 9Stock library & licencing 1-3
Week 10Cold Storage and cold mountain storage facility, Micorsoft Corbis & Getty 1-3
Week 11Framing & framing methods and materials 1-3
Week 12Site visit Art Gallery of Victroia 1-3
Week 13Site visit Zetta Florence 1-3
Week 14Site visit Irwin & Maclaren 1-3
Week 15Guest lecture by Bond Imaging 1-3
Week 16Archival Research & reviewSummative 11-3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Please refer to my reading list on Blackboard.


You are advised to make use of RMIT’s library database facilities and to look at the Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.
Re RMIT Library database - Linda.com tutorials


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises, and through the application of learned skills and insights to your assignments.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical group projects.

Assessment tasks Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for more substantial summative assessment tasks. To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete each of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment. For further information on the grading system please refer to the course Blackboard site.

 Assessment tasks

Formative Assessment

1. In your own time outside of class cut an optical centered A5 bevelled edge hole in a A4 matt card 5mm thick.

Summative Assessment

2. Write a 3 page typed essay (Verdana 12pt) on an archival photographic aspect that you are interested in with negotiation with your lecturer. Must include a bibliography.
 

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved Graded
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
 


 


Assessment Matrix

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

Other Information

Feedback
You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. This feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Late Submissions
Please advise teacher in advance if an extension of time or special consideration is required for submission of work. Refer to the course Blackboard site for policy information including information on late submissions.

Plagiarism
RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.

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;ompetency in this course, you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessments and a grade for the summative assessments.

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