Course Title: Produce digital images
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2011
Course Code: VART5947C
Course Title: Produce digital images
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4224 - Certificate IV in Photoimaging
Course Contact : Program Adminstration
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254815
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Robert Gale
Nominal Hours: 50
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
In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to apply various image processing, enhancement and manipulation techniques through to final prints output stage. You will use these techniques of manipulation and output to enhance and resolve your concept for the image that you developed in your briefs.
This is a specialisation unit and refers to specific techniques used to output digital images
This course CUVVSP12A - Produce digital images
is taught in conjunction with
CUVDES05A - Interpret and respond to a brief Where students create & plan their own individual, detailed briefs prior to image capture.
CUVPHI06B - Plan and carry out image capture in response to a brief is the unit where students photograph their subject matter in accordance with the briefs that they create
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUVVSP12B Produce digital images
1. Prepare and maintain resources for digital imaging work.
1.1 Correctly identify and select equipment and materials required for the production of digital images.
2. Explore digital techniques to plan work.
2.1 Assess the capabilities of techniques, equipment and materials for digital imaging work.
3. Realise digital images
3.1 Organise the resources required for the production of the proposed digital images based on the plan of work.
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to employ industry level techniques to process, enhance and manipulate a broad range of digital photographic files.
Details of Learning Activities
In class activities
• peer teaching and class presentations
• group discussion
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• class exercises to review discussions/lectures
|1||Introduction: Course, Assignments, class culture, safe-working procedures. |
Tute demo - HDR Tute demo - Transform
Tute demo – Channel Masking Intro 1 – Using Apply Levels & Brush/Overlay Mode
|2||Tute demo – Channel Masking Intro 2 – Using Calculations, |
Tute demo – Channel Masking 3
|Formative Assessments |
Channel Mask 01
|3||Tute demo – Channel Masking 4 |
Student post product work
|Channel Mask 02 |
Channel Mask 03
|4||Post Product of student assignments||Channel Mask 04|
|5||Post Product of student assignments|
|6||Post Product of student assignments|
|7||Post Product of student assignments|
|8||Class Review of assignments 1& 2 |
Glassware Assignment - Tute demo to develop ideas & inform execution
|Assign Food &Architecture due|
|9||Tute demo – Channel Masking – Masking 5 |
Tute demo – Channel Masking – Masking 6
|10||Tute demo – Channel Masking – Masking 7 – Pen Tool |
Post Product of student assignment
|Channel Mask 05|
|11||Post Product of student assignment||Channel Mask 06 |
Channel Mask 07
|12||Post Product of student assignment|
|13||Post Product of student assignment|
|14||Post Product of student assignment|
|15||Post Product of student assignment|
|16||Assessment and review of student assignments||Assign Glassware & Fashion/Portrait due|
|17||- Non Attendance|
Galer M., Andrews P., 2010, Photoshop CS5- Essential Skills, Focal Press
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.
250 – 500Gig Bit, Personal hard drive
Overview of Assessment
The following evidence is critical to the judgment of competence in this unit:
• output of image(s) which demonstrate the application of
selected techniques and which are consistent with concept and purpose of the work.
Assessment tasks in this unit are either ungraded or graded. Ungraded tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for more substantial (graded) 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.
Formative Assessment – (Ungraded)
• Channel Mask 01
• Channel Mask 02
• Channel Mask 03
• Channel Mask 04
• Create a poster for a food festival - Due Week 8
• Create a display prints for an Architectural company exhibition Due Week 8
• Channel Mask 05
• Channel Mask 06
• Channel Mask 07
Summative Assessment – (Graded)
• Photography of glassware for advertisement - 50% of Mark - Due Week 16
• Fashion layout or editorial story of an artist - 50% of Mark - Due Week 16
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
CP Competent with Pass
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration
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:
Please refer to assignment briefs for full details.
Please advise teacher IN ADVANCE if an extension of time or special consideration is required for submission of work.
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