Course Title: Manage own work and learning

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: EMPL5487C

Course Title: Manage own work and learning

School: 340T Art

Campus: Bundoora Campus

Program: C4281 - Certificate IV in Visual Arts and Contemporary Craft

Course Contact : Ninna Cikoja

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:tafeart@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Fiona Hillary 9925 4962

Nominal Hours: 10

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

In this course you will learn self-management skills needed to perform effectively in the workplace. This will be applied to working in an arts organisation and or the arts industry. You will explore themes which relate to personal time management and the identification and
management of personal learning needs.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUECOR01B Manage own work and learning

Element:

1. Develop personal time management skills

2. Manage own learning

3. receive and act constructively on personal feedback

Performance Criteria:

1. Establish priorities and deadlines in consultation with others, as appropriate
2. Plan time so that tasks are completed according to order of priority and within established deadlines
3. Re-prioritise work effectively as necessary to accommodate important workload variations
4. Document details of work tasks and commitments accurately, as required
5. Maintain basic work records effectively
6. Identify any variations and difficulties affecting work requirements through regular reviews, and inform appropriate personnel

1. Identify own learning needs in consultation with appropriate personnel
2. Identify opportunities to meet learning needs and take appropriate action in consultation with the appropriate personnel
3. Collate evidence of on and off-the-job learning relevant to work role

1. Regularly seek suggestions on ways to improve work
2. Act on feedback as required to improve work performance

 


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course, you will have evidence of the ability to:

  • Make a positive contribution to a collaborative creative project
  • Show some technical proficiency in the use of a range of techniques, tools, materials and equipment.

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Networking, communication and collaborative approach to problem solving
  • Team work


Details of Learning Activities

 

  • knowledge required for present job
  • skills development to fulfil career aspirations 
  • need to obtain competencies to meet current and future organisational objectives


Teaching Schedule

WeekLesson Plan
Week 1Introduction to course:
    learning outcomes
    assessment criteria
    course requirements
    presentation on relevant artists
Week 2-4Project Brief 1:
    outline requirements
    create work management plan in response to brief
    document plan   
    present outcome
Week 5Project 1 Presentation/Field Trip/Research
Week 6-8Project Brief 2
    outline requirements
    create work management plan in response to brief
    document plan   
    present outcome
Week 9Project 2 Presentation/Preparation for mid-semester assessment
Week 10Mid-Semester Assessment/Tutorial Week
Week 11-13Project Brief 3:
    outline requirements
    create supervision plan in response to project brief
    document supervision
    present outcome
Week 14Project 3 Presentation
Week 15-17Project Brief 4:
    outline requirements
    create supervision plan in response to project brief
    document supervision
    present outcome
Week 18Project 4 Presentation
Week 19Project 1-4 Revision
Week 20Final Assessment


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.

Assessment will explore:

  • Time management techniques as they apply to the particular job role
  • Way of organising information clearly, concisely and logically
  • Effective communication techniques
  • General knowledge of stress management techniques
  • Knowledge of career paths within the relevant industry context and skill requirements of different roles.


Assessment Tasks

  • field trips
  • projects
  • presentations
  • work diary


Assessment Matrix

Assessment EvidenceElementEssential SkillsEssential KnowledgeCritical Aspects of Assessment
Work Diary/Projects/Presentation1. Develop personal time management skills
1.1 Establish priorities and deadlines in consultation with others, as appropriate
1.2 Plan time so that tasks are completed according to order of priority and within established deadlines
1.3 Re-prioritise work effectively as necessary to accommodate important workload variations
1.4 Document details of work tasks and commitments accurately, as required
1.5 Maintain basic work records effectively
1.6 Identify any variations and difficulties affecting work requirements through regular reviews, and inform
appropriate personnel
• time management techniques as they apply to the particular job role
• way of organising information clearly, concisely and logically
• effective communication techniques, including listening, questioning and non-verbal communication
• general knowledge of stress management techniques
• knowledge of career paths within the relevant industry context and skill requirements for different roles
• effective application of time management techniques
• communicating effectively with colleagues within the
range of situations required for the job role
 
 • project or work activities that allow the candidate to apply
time management techniques in the relevant industry
context
• interaction with others in relation to identification of
learning needs
Work Diary/Projects/Presentation2. Manage own learning
2.1 Identify own learning needs in consultation with
appropriate personnel
2.2 Identify opportunities to meet learning needs and take appropriate action in consultation with the appropriate personnel
2.3 Collate evidence of on and off-the-job learning relevant to work role
• time management techniques as they apply to the particular job role
• way of organising information clearly, concisely and logically
• effective communication techniques, including listening, questioning and non-verbal communication
• general knowledge of stress management techniques
• knowledge of career paths within the relevant industry context and skill requirements for different roles
• effective application of time management techniques
• communicating effectively with colleagues within the
range of situations required for the job role
 
 • project or work activities that allow the candidate to apply
time management techniques in the relevant industry
context
• interaction with others in relation to identification of
learning needs
Work Diary/Projects/Presentation 3. Receive and act constructively on personal feedback
3.1 Regularly seek suggestions on ways to improve work
3.2 Act on feedback as required to improve work performance
 • time management techniques as they apply to the particular job role
• way of organising information clearly, concisely and logically
• effective communication techniques, including listening, questioning and non-verbal communication
• general knowledge of stress management techniques
• knowledge of career paths within the relevant industry context and skill requirements for different roles
 • effective application of time management techniques
• communicating effectively with colleagues within the
range of situations required for the job role
 • project or work activities that allow the candidate to apply
time management techniques in the relevant industry
context
• interaction with others in relation to identification of
learning needs

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