Course Title: Select and organise finished work for storage
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2014
Course Code: VART6273C
Course Title: Select and organise finished work for storage
School: 345T Media and Communication
Campus: City Campus
Program: C4312 - Certificate IV in Photo Imaging
Course Contact : Program Administration
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Jessie DiBlasi
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
In this course you will gain skills and knowledge required to select finished creative work for storage, to assess storage needs, and to protect and maintain work in storage.
People working in all areas of arts practice apply the skills and knowledge described in this unit. They could be responsible for selecting and organising the storage of finished works in their own practice, at an artist-run studio, or in a gallery, exhibition space or educational institution.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUVPRP403A Select and organise finished work for storage
1. Assess finished works for storage
1.1 Determine criteria for selecting finished works to be stored
2. Organise storage of finished works
2.1 Identify and select appropriate protective materials and conditions for storage
3. Maintain stored works
3.1 Maintain accurate and complete records of stored finished work
On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to capture images using a standard digital stills camera.
Details of Learning Activities
In class activities & out-of-class activities
List of possibilities include:
• guest lecturers
• group discussion
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• class exercises to review discussions/lecture
|Week||Class content||Assessment Due||Elements|
Course Outline, Assessment & Introduction
How to assess finished works for storage
Guest Lecture/Excursion (Assistants)
|3||Summative topic selection and group task breakdown||Formative 01||1-3|
|4||Guest Lecture/Excursion (Editorial/Architecture/Music Photographers)||1-3|
|6||Guest Lecture/Excursion (Photojournalist/Fine Art Photographer)||1-3|
|8||Summative 01 Presentations and report||Summative 01||1-3|
|9||Summative 01 Presentations and report||Summative 01||1-3|
|10||Summative 01 Presentations and report||Summative 01||1-3|
|11||Guest Lecture/Excursion (Folio makers/photographic studio)||1-3|
MID SEMESTER BREAK
Archiving and software workflow review
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information and links/useful resources
Overview of Assessment
Assessment tasks in this course include: an oral test and an essay on an area of archival photographic processes
Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.
To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You must submit all pieces of assessment in order for your competency to be assessed in this course.
Form small groups (5 students maximum) and select your research topic for Summative 01. Present a breakdown of your topic and the allocation of group tasks. To be presented in class.
Due in Class: Week 3
In groups of 5, choose an archival topic to research. Develop a presentation (PowerPoint + digital handout) to present to the class. Your research topic must be approved BEFORE proceeding.
Presentation and report due in Class Week 8-10
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
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
Email and Blackboard will be used outside of class hours for all communication regarding the course. Students need to check their emails and Blackboard at least once every day. Appointments with the teachers need to be organised via email.
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that students attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.
Cover Sheet for Submissions
You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.
Feedback - You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1
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. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism - RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.
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