Course Title: Manage own work and learning

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: EMPL5400C

Course Title: Manage own work and learning

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5198 - Diploma of Creative Industries

Course Contact : Program Administration - Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925-4976

Course Contact Email:Adam.lovell@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher:

Phone: 9925-8012  Viv Weir (leave message)
Email: viv.weir@rmit.edu.au or teacher


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

This course focuses on the time management skills required to work to a deadline.

This course is co-delivered with CUSADM03A, CUVCOR04A, CUVDES05A


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUECOR01B Manage own work and learning

Element:

Develop personal time management skills

Performance Criteria:

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

Element:

Manage own learning

Performance Criteria:

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

Element:

Receive and act constructively on personal feedback

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Regularly seek suggestions on ways to improve work
3.2 Act on feedback as required to improve work performance


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to develop time management skills necessary to prioritise and complete work activities


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of:-
In-class activities
• practical exercises
• workshopping
• team discussions
• group presentations
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities

Out-of-class activities will include:-
• independent reading
• on-line research
• writing and reading assignments.


Teaching Schedule

WeekClass contentOtherElements
1Workshopping transcripts of interviews CUSADM03A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3
CUVCOR04A3.1-3.4
CUVDES05A – 4.1-4.4
2Writing profiles CUSADM03A 2.4
CUVCOR04A3.1-3.4
CUVDES05A – 1.1-1.4
3Workshop draft profile  CUECOR01B 3.1,3.2
CUSADM03A 2.4
CUVCOR04A4.1-4.3
CUVDES05A – 2.1
4Hand in Fourth Assignment – Profile
Media Ethics
Assessment 4CUSADM03A
CUVCOR04A1.1-1.3
CUVDES05A – 1.1
5Media Ethics
One-on-one meetings
 CUECOR01B 3.1, 3.2
CUSADM03A 4.1,.4.2, 4.3
CUVCOR04A 3.1-3.4 , 4.1-4.3
CUVDES05A – 3.1-3.4
6Writing informative feature articles CUSADM03A 1.1, 1.3
CUVCOR04A2.1-2.5
CUVDES05A – 1.1-1.4
7Writing - seasonal articles
- how-to articles
- formula informative articles
 CUSADM03A 1.1
CUVCOR04A.1-1.4
CUVDES05A – 1
8Writing travel articles CUSADM03A 1.1
CUVCOR04A 2.1-2.5
CUVDES05A – 1
9Workshop draft informative articles CUECOR01B 3.1, 3.2
CUSADM03A 4.1
CUVCOR04A3.1-3.4
CUVDES05A – 2.1-2.3
10Hand in Fifth Assignment
– Informative article
Pitching your work
Assessment 5CUECOR01B 1.1, 1.2
CUSADM03A 3.10
CUVCOR04A2.1-2.5
CUVDES05A – 3.1-3.4
11Compulsory one-on-one meetings with teacher
(to plan and discuss final assignment)
 CUECOR01B 3.1,3.2
CUSADM03A 2.1
CUVCOR04A 3.1-3.4, 4.1-4.3
CUVDES05A – 2.1-2.4
12Online journalism CUSADM03A 1.1
CUVCOR04A 1.1-1.3, 2.1-2.5
CUVDES05A – 1.1-1.4
13Online journalism
Revision – angles
 CUSADM03A 1.1
CUVCOR04A 4.1-4.3
CUVDES05A – 5.1-5.4
14Guest speaker CUVDES05A – 1.1-1.4

15

 Workshopping - draft articles

  CUECOR01B 3.1, 3.2
CUSADM03A 2.5
CUVCOR04A4.1-4.3
CUVDES05A – 2.1-2.4
16 Final Assignment
(article of own choice)
 Assessment 6 CUSADM03A 1.1, 2.4.
CUVDES05A – 5.1-5.4


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Editing booklet (from Cert IV)
Dictionary
Style Guide


References


You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

None


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks will involves practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical individual writing projects.


Assessment Tasks

Students will complete writing exercises aimed a range of different readers.
Semester 1
Precede (in class) Week 4
Personal column Week 7
Review or opinion piece Week 15
Semester 2
Profile Week 4
Informative article Week 10
Article of your choice Week 16

Grades used in this unit are as follows:

Grades which apply to curriculum-based courses:
80 – 100% HD High Distinction
70 – 79% DI Distinction
60 – 69% CR Credit
50 – 59% PA Pass
Under 50% NN Fail


Assessment Matrix

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:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;





Other Information

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:
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y;STATUS=A;PAGE_AUTHOR=Andrea%20Syers;SECTION=1;



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