Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

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

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Barbara Gliddon
Phone: 03 9925 4072


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


 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


Engage in a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

Maintain a belief in personal ideas, combined with a willingness to
move on as ideas are discarded and others evolve
Be prepared to let go of own vanity and ego to allow new ideas to
Use language and adopt a demeanour that demonstrates respect
and trust for others
Listen to, value, respect and trust the contributions of others as
material to work with rather than positions to argue against
Challenge, test and share ideas in a supportive way as part of the
creative process
Move on from initial positions and preconceptions to accept and
embrace new and unpredictable ideas as they emerge during the
creative process


Enter into a collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

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


Reflect on own role in the collaborative creative process

Performance Criteria:

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

Learning Outcomes


Details of Learning Activities

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

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

Week Class Content

The course: ‘Originate and Develop Concepts BSBCRT501A ’ will be delivered alongside this course.                                                                                                                     
Assessment tasks BSBCRT402A BSBCRT501A           
1 Introduction to course. Team work exercise (This is a formative assessment task)   1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.1, 1.2
2 Teamwork communication   2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 1.3
3 Working with actors   2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 1.4, 1.5,1.6. 1.7
4 Preparing for the shoot.   3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4,
5 Pre-production meetings: agenda and minutes, identifying all stakeholders. and deliver to teacher. (This is a summative assessment task )   1.1, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 1.6, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7 1.5,2.5,2,6,2,7
6 Deliver and discuss above with all stakeholders, including your teacher. Summative Assesment Due 3.3 1.4 ,1.3, 2.5,2.6, 2.7
7 BSBCRT501A Originat and develop concepte will continue ti week 15.     3.1,3.2
8       1.5, 2.3,2.4,2.5,2.6,2.7
9       3.1,3.2
10       3.1,3.2
11       3.1, 3.2, 3.3
12       3.1,3.2,3.3
13       2.8, 3.1., 3.2.,3.3.
14       2.8, 3.1., 3.2.,3.3.
15       3.1,3.2,3.3
16       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


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.


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.

An agenda and minutes of at least one of your pre-production meetings.

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. Assessment will be on going.

assessment tasks

  1. A written reflection of the interview assignment from semester one.
To be delivered to teacher in week 4.

2. 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:

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

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

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


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

All students must complete a submission cover sheet for each piece of submitted work.

Plagiarism - RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. For more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
All students have access to the myRMIT copyright shell. The myRMIT copyright shell contains information on copyright, plus also examples on how to use copyright works as part of your projects and assignments.

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:

Course Assessment Committee/Program Advisory Board

These committees promote the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The Course Assessment Committee provides identified students with assistance and seeks to ensure such students are aware of the range of support services available to them at the University.

Student Feedback

Students are offered opportunities to provide feedback through a variety of mechanisms including online surveys conducted at the end of each course or semester, student complaints and Student Staff Consultative Committees

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