Course Title: Source and apply photoimaging industry knowledge

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: VART5941C

Course Title: Source and apply photoimaging industry knowledge

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: +61 3 9925 4865
Email: guy.little@rmit.edu.au

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 course covers the skills and knowledge required to source, apply and update a general knowledge of the photoimaging industry, including industry structure and operation, employment obligations and the impact of new technology.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI01B Source and apply photoimaging industry knowledge

Element:

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

Performance Criteria:

Source and apply information on the structure and operation of the photo imaging industry.

1.1 Corectly identify information on the photo imaging industry,including information relating to :

1.1.1 Industry structure, different sectores and the products and servcies abvailable.

1.1.2 major industry bodies

1.1.3 relationship between photoimaging and allied industries.

1.1.4 Economic and social significance of the industry.

1.2 Use knowlledge of the photoimaging industry appropriately to enhance the quality of work performance.

 

Element:

2. Source and apply knowledge on industry employment obligations and opportunities.

Performance Criteria:

Source and apply knowledge on industry employment obligations and opportunities.

2.1 Obtain information to assist in effective work performance in the photo imaging industry, including information on:

2.1.1 Career opportunities.

2.1.2 Roles, responibilitied and employment rights of contracted workers.

2.1.3 Unions and employer bodies.

2.1.4 Professional associations.

2.1.5 Industry relations issues.

2.2 Apply knowledge of industry employment obligations and opportunities appropriately within day to day work activities.

Element:

3. Seek information on new technology. 

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Correctly identify sources of information of new technology.

3.2 Obtain relevant information to assist effective work performance, including information on:

3.2.1 Advances in technology and equjipment.

3.2.2 Likely effects of new technology on current work practices and the structure of the industry.

3.2.3 Ways of upgrading skills to allow for the use of new technology.

3.2.4 Sources of technical advice and support.

3.3 Correctly apply infroamtion on technological advances in day to day work activities. 

Element:

4. Seek opportunities to update industry knowledge.

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Identify and use opportunities to update knowledge of the photo imaging industry
4.2 Monitor current issues of concern to the industry
4.3 Share updated knowledge with colleagues and peer group as appropriate, and incorporate into day-to-day work activities
4.4 Establish and maintain effective contacts in the photo imaging industry

Element:

5. Seek information on ethical and legal work practices.

Performance Criteria:

5.1 Correctly identify sources of information on ethical and legal work practices.

5.2 Obtain relevant information on:

5.2.1 legal requirements

5.2.2 permits

5.2.3 contracts

5.2.4 copyright

5.2.5 moral rights

5.2.6 industry codes of practice.

5.3 Correctly apply information on ethical and legal work practice in day to day work activities.

Element:

6. Seek information on operating a business. 

Performance Criteria:

6.1 Correctly identify sources of information on business preactices for photoimaigng.

6.2 Obtain relevant information on business practices and incorporate into work practices.

6.3 Share knowledge with colleagues and peer group as appropriate.


Learning Outcomes


Upon successful completion of his course you will have acquired the skills and knowledge required to source, apply and update a general knowledge of the photoimaging industry, including industry structure and operation, employment obligations and the impact of new technology.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activitities will consist of :

In class activities include

  • Teacher demonstration
  • Group discussion
  • Guest lecturers
  • Teacher directed group activities

Out of class activities include

  • Online research


Teaching Schedule

<thead> <th scope="col">Week Sem 2</th> <th scope="col">Class Content</th> <th scope="col">Assessment</th> <th scope="col">Elements</th> </thead>
1Course outline, assessment & introduction 1
2Choose a photographerFormative 12-4
3ACMP organisation 2-4
4AIPP organisation 2-4
5Job interviewing techniques and skills 1-2
6Copyright (35(5)) 5-6
7Moral rights & work ethics 5-6
8Duration of Copyright 5-6
9Estimate, pricing & quoting 1-2, 6
10Creating a photorgaphic CV 1-2
11Guest lecture professional photographer 1-2
12Guest lecture ACMP state rep 6
13Guest lecture AIPP state rep 6
14Interview Oral presentationSummative 12
15Interview Oral presentationSummative 12
16Interview Oral presentationSummative 12


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Learning Resources and Prescribed texts

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 - lynda.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 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.
 

Overview of Assessment

Interview a professional photographer to a set range of questions and then present your findings to the class in an oral presentation.

Assessment tasks

Formative Assessment

1. Choose 3 photographers in order of preference and sign off with Lecturer.

Summative Assessment

1. Interview a Professional Photographer in Australia, in person by phone or email on the following questions. You must ask them that part of the condition of this interview is that the interview will be published on the RMIT AP website.

If you get one-word responses then ask them to expand on this.

1. What do you look for in an assistant?
2. What inspires you creatively?
3. How do you deal with creative blocks?
4. What is one of the most important things that you have learned in Business?
5. In what other ways in your life do you express your creativity?
6. A question that you formulate?


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:
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment:

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