Course Title: Realise a creative project
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term2 2015
Course Code: VART6279C
Course Title: Realise a creative project
School: 320T Architecture & Design
Campus: Brunswick Campus
Program: C4322 - Certificate IV in Design
Course Contact : Ruth Wellington
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9417
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
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Nominal Hours: 60
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
This course is delivered and assessed in conjunction GRAP5337 Graphic design techniques and GRAP5339 Typography techniques.
In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to organise and realise a creative project from the development of ideas to the creation of the work. The result may be creative work in any media.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUVPRP401A Realise a creative project
1. Develop ideas for project work
1.1 Identify and analyse sources that inform ideas for work
2. Organise the creative project
2.1 Confirm the scope and objectives of the work in consultation with relevant people as required
3. Create finished work
3.1 Extend skills in manipulating selected materials, processes and technologies to fulfil project objectives
4. Evaluate own work
4.1 Reflect on own work in terms of conceptual development, technical execution and professional potential
On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.
Details of Learning Activities
In class activities may include:
review and revision
peer teaching and class presentations
teacher directed group activities/projects
workshopping of student projects including peer/lecturer feedback
Out of class activities may include:
independent project based work
online tutorials and activities
review and revision
|Week||Learning Program||Learning elements|
|1||Course introduction & Creative Projects - |
Pro 2CP - Tumblr blog + Pro 1CP - Folio submissions
|2||Pro 2CP - Setting up Tumblr accounts for project initiation and process||1|
|3||Pro 2CP - Stage1 - Organise a range of resources, research and reference materials for uploading||1|
|4||Pro 2CP - Organise a range of resources, research and reference materials for uploading||1|
|5||Class Session for Pro: 2CP - Current progress and Pro 1CP - Folio template and submission processes||1|
|6||Pro 1CP First Folio Week – Upload PDF to Blackboard for feedback||1-4|
|7||Pro: 2CP - Stage 2 - Develop a range of ideas and approaches for the project’s outcome/s||2|
|8||Pro 2CP - Develop a range of ideas and approaches for the project’s outcome/s||2|
|9||Pro 2CP - Refine ideas and set parameters such as a project timeline for production||2|
|10||Class Session for Pro 2CP - Current progress and |
Pro 1CP - Folio content and refinements to template
|11||Pro 2CP - Stage 3 - Generate projects outcomes||3|
|Mid semester break|
|12||Pro 1CP Folio Update Week – Upload PDF to Blackboard for feedback||1-4|
|13||Pro 2CP - Digitise or photograph project outcomes||3|
|14||Class session Pro: 2CP - Current progress/feedback||3|
||Pro 2CP - Refine and resolve final outcome/s||3|
|16||Pro 2CP - Complete and produce final outcome/s||4|
|17||Pro 2CP - Stage 4 - Evaluate and reflect on project’s process, production and outcomes. Seek feedback.||4|
Pro 1CP Final Folio Week – Upload PDF to Blackboard for feedback and final assessment.
|19||Pro 2CP - Document final evaluation and reflection of project’s process, production and outcomes.||1-4|
|20||Submit Pro 2CP for final assessment|
A range of learning resources and references are provided throughout the year.
You are advised to look at the Learning Hub at myRMIT site and also for Google Docs and Google Groups via your student Google Account for ongoing updated information. Additional information relating to this will be provided on an ongoing basis. A digital resource folder resides on network server. Further information regarding access to this is available in the ‘Computer Survival Kit’ provided during orientation.
You will require a personal storage device and tools as outlined in tool kit list.
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access to the library resources.
Amongst the library’s electronic resources is the ability to access Lynda.com for online tutorials and lessons. You may be given these tutorials (and other resources) to supplement your classroom learning. The University Library has extensive resources for Design students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies http://rmit.libguides.com/graphicartanddesign
The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/librarians/dsc
Overview of Assessment
Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include tasks and projects.
The assessment tasks are:
Project 1 - folio submission - 3 stages 60%
Project 2 - Tumblr Blog project 40%
An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
Tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Feedback throughout the course may be written, verbal or a combination of both.
Formative stages provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks and you should engage in all formative stages.
This course has 2 x Summative projects and online staged tasks, which must be completed.
You are required to demonstrate all learning outcomes to a satisfactory standard.
Online processes - A four stage series of blog entries on Tumblr that document the development of an independent project and uploading staged folio submissions to Blackboard
2 x projects (Summative) Project 1CP: The collation, conversion and presentation of the practical projects and tasks produced in all courses, into a digital portfolio (due in Week 18) @ 60%
Project 2CP: The generation of a creative individual project, either as a conceptual or physical outcome/s (due in Week 20) @ 40%
At the completion of the course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment are:
CHD - Competent with High Distinction.
CDI - Competent with Distinction
CC - Competent with Credit
CAG - Competency Achieved - Graded
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment
NYC - Not Yet Competent
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency.
These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend
all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to be successful in this course.
You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on
how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT:
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Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
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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.
Pick the following link for Cover sheet for submission of works
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.
Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration
Further links - Application for extension of time
Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity.
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