Course Title: Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2009

Course Code: MIET6060C

Course Title: Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

School: 350T Fashion & Textiles

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5210 - Diploma of Textile Technology and Production Management

Course Contact : Rafael Beltran

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9179

Course Contact Email:rafael.beltran@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 50

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 unit covers the basic skills and knowledge in using computer programs such as Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint & Illustrator and how they are used in various textile processes.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

LMTGN2009B Operate computing technology in a Textiles, Clothing and Footwear workplace

Element:

1. Determine work requirement
2. Use technology
3. Select and use program features

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Type of work to be performed is determined.
1.2 Required technology is identified.
1.3 Software applications to be used are identified.
1.4 Data input or information sources to be used are identified.
1.5 Required skills for software application are identified.
2.1 Ergonomic conditions are established.
2.2 Key features of technology are identified.
2.3 Technology is started up and shut down.
2.4 Technology is used according to OHS practices.
2.5 Assistance is accessed if required.
2.6 Impact of technology use is explained and related to the work role.
3.1 Software application menus are navigated to access information.
3.2 Information or data is entered, changed or removed as required.
3.3 Information or data is saved and stored.
3.4 Key features of software application are identified.
3.5 Support is accessed to ensure software skills are achieved.


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Blended learning consisting of classroom activities and practical workshops.

• Demonstrations and practical hands on experience of computer software including Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator.
• Use of the Internet as a learning tool to conduct research and gather information.
• Use self-paced software and educational videos to develop skills using software packages.


Teaching Schedule

Week Beginning Session – Topic  Element
Performance Criteria
Assessment Tasks
20 April 09 Introduction to Photoshop
Customizing work area
Handling palettes
1.1, 2.3, 2.4, 3.4, 3.1 
27 April 09 Photoshop resolution1.1, 1.2, 2.6, 3.4 
4 May 09 Photoshop Tools
Lasso tools & Marque tools
1.2, 1.2, 2,1, 3.4
1.2, 1.3
Photoshop toolbox
Exercise.
11 May 09 Photoshop Tools
Lasso tools & Marque tools
1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 3.4
1.2, 1.3
 
18 May 09 Construct a design using Photoshop1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 1.3 
25 May 09 Construct a design using Photoshop1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 1.3Design Exercise
1 June 09 Colour reduction3.1, 3.2, 5.1, 2.1, 2.2 
8 June 09 Introduction to Layers3.1, 3.2, 5.1, 2.1, 2.2 
15 June 09 Photoshop Test – Changing Images Perform Computations
22 June 09 Photoshop Test – Colour Reduction Perform Computations


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment may occur on the job or in an appropriately simulated environment. This course may be assessed independently or in combination with other relevant courses.


Assessment Tasks

1. CAD/CAM ASSESSMENT Practical demonstrations performed under test conditions 50%
2. PHOTOSHOP TASK ONE Practical demonstrations performed under test conditions 50%


Assessment Matrix

Elements In class
exercise 1
In class
exercise 2
1. Determine work requirements YesYes
2. Use technology -Yes
3. Select and use program features YesYes

Other Information

Teaching Schedule: (Cluster units) MEM12024A

Please note that this guideline may be subject to change.

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