Course Title: Produce and prepare photo images

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4251

Course Title: Produce and prepare photo images

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6036C

City Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2012,
Term1 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email: design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare photo images for integration into an interactive media sequence or product.

No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFDIG303A Produce and prepare photo images

Elements:

Edit photo images

Prepare photo image assets

Use digital camera to create photo images

Use scanner to capture photo images


Learning Outcomes

This role may be assigned to a graphic artist or, in a larger project, to a photographer who works closely with a programmer or interactive media author to publish required images.

The photography ranges from digital still composition to panoramas for the production of virtual worlds. Photo images can include landscapes, objects and portraits.


Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:
• ability to use digital imaging software to prepare high quality photo images that satisfy the requirements of a range of briefs
• efficient operation of a scanner and digital camera to capture images.
Assessment must ensure:
• access to a range of resources and equipment currently used by industry, including:
• flatbed scanner
• digital camera
• industry-standard graphics software
• access to appropriate learning and assessment support when required
• use of culturally appropriate processes and techniques appropriate to the language and literacy capacity of learners and the work being performed.