Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2011

Course Code: MKTG5778C

Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5216 - Diploma of Screen and Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mctvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Barbara Gliddon
Phone: 03 9925 4072
Email: barbara.gliddon@rmit.edu.au

 
Teacher: Janis Lesinskis
Phone: 03 9925 4982
Email: janis.lesinskis@rmit.edu.au

 

Nominal Hours: 40

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


 Due to the importance of communication skills in this course, students are expected to have adequate knowledge of spoken and written English language. Students are asked to review their own capabilities and, where necessary, seek RMIT resources to develop these capabilities.
 

Course Description

The course: ‘Originate and develop concepts  BSBCRT501A will be delivered alongside this course.

Upon successful completion of this course you will have skills and knowledge required to collaborate in a creative process with a team of people.

 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

Element:

Engage in a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

2.1
Maintain a belief in personal ideas, combined with a willingness to
move on as ideas are discarded and others evolve
2.2
Be prepared to let go of own vanity and ego to allow new ideas to
emerge
2.3
Use language and adopt a demeanour that demonstrates respect
and trust for others
2.4
Listen to, value, respect and trust the contributions of others as
material to work with rather than positions to argue against
2.5
Challenge, test and share ideas in a supportive way as part of the
creative process
2.6
Move on from initial positions and preconceptions to accept and
embrace new and unpredictable ideas as they emerge during the
creative process
2.7
Play a role that encourages the movement and shift of ideas within
the group towards a well-conceived solution

Element:

Enter into a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

1.1
Adopt a personal philosophy of trustworthy and ethical behaviour
1.2
Maximise the possibilities of sustaining creative partnerships through
trustworthy and ethical behaviour
1.3
Use professional discretion and judgement in dealing with others
1.4
Acknowledge and respect the different ways that different people
may contribute to the creative process
1.5
Acknowledge and work within the legal framework that applies to
creative content as part of individual commitment to an ethical
approach
1.6
Respect collaborative efforts by relinquishing individual ownership of
ideas

Element:

Reflect on own role in the collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

3.1
Reflect on own level of participation, relationships with others and
personal behaviour in the collaborative process
3.2
Identify ways to do better next time and follow up on any issues that
need to be resolved
3.3
Identify and seek opportunities to refine and expand own skills and
knowledge, including learning from failing


Learning Outcomes


NA


Details of Learning Activities

In class learning activities include, but are not limited to:
lectures
group discussion
teacher directed group activities/projects
workshops

Out of class activities include, but are not limited to:
online research,
online publication of projects, learning activities and outcomes.
independent practical production based work


Teaching Schedule

WeekClass ContentAssessment tasksElements covered
1Introduction to course 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5,
2Teamwork communication 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
3Working with actors 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
4Preparing for the shoot. 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
5Pre-production meetings: agenda and minutes, identifying all stakeholders. 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7
6Deliver and discuss above with all stakeholders, including your teacher. 3.3
7Foundations of collaborative project work: Ethical issues, communications systems and procedures, professionalism. 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
8Creative process and group based projects. 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
9Professionalism in production roles: practical production work. 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
10Professionalism in communication: practical production work 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
11Reporting and communication: practical production work 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
12Reviewing creative processes. 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
13Reviewing responsibilities, delegation and management in creative projects  1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
14Collaboration and creative solutions: review of strategies  1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
15Improvisation and flexibility in creative projects: review of strategies 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
16Deliverables and expectations in creative projects 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
17Wrapping a creative project; Production deliverables. 1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3,
    
Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Mamet, David On Directing, Penguin 1991

Weston, Judith Directing Actors, Michael Wiese Productions 1996

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information and course resource materials on a weekly basis.


Other Resources

Access to the internet may be required for some research tasks. Please check facilities offered by RMIT


Overview of Assessment

A range of assessment will be used to assess practical skills and knowledge.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete all the following tasks for assessment to a satisfactory standard.

ASSESSMENT TASKS:

Formative assessment tasks

1. Problem solving. You will be required to demonstrate your ability to play an active part in a practical, collaborative, creative project.

2. Workplace communications, understanding team dynamics and hierarchies. You will be required to demonstrate your understanding and ability to communicate and act using professional production protocols for a creative project.

Summative assessment tasks

3. Evidence of professionalism in communication.
You will be required to present written evidence of your communication during a creative production project, including:
An agenda and minutes of at least one of your pre-production meetings.
To be delivered to teachers in week 6.


Grades used in this unit are as follows:

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

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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