Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2014

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

 
 

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
 

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

Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

WeekClass Content: BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process.

The course: ‘Originate and Develop Concepts BSBCRT501A ’ will be delivered alongside this course. All assessments for both Originate and Develop Concepts  and Collaborate In A Creative Process will be held in weeks 1- 6 of semester inclusively and only.                                                                                                                  
BSBCRT402ABSBCRT501A           
1

Introduction to course. Assessment briefingfor formative assessment task- reflective writingand debriefing -  Due for week four. Discussion on first semester project.  

11
2Teamwork communication. Working with a crew and performers. Workplace communications, understanding team dynamics and hierarchies. Assessment briefing for summative assessment task. Minutes and agendas for pre-production meetings.
You will be required to demonstrate your understanding and ability to communicate and behave using professional production protocols for a creative project. Assessment will be on going and will include participation in the blocking exercise done during class.
Attendance at pre-production meetings of all crew members and considered and considerate feedback to all stakeholders and interested parties, plus punctual, prepared attendance at all shoots as scheduled will be assessed. Assessment for this is ongoing. Crew evaluations sheets will also be used for this.
21
3Blocking scenes. (See above). Pre-production meetings.21
4Pre-production meetings. Preparing for the shoot (part of formative assessment task two.) Reflective writing  task due. (See week 1.)32
5Pre-production meetings. Teacher to be invited to attend.1, 2, 3, 41
6

Deliver and discuss above with all stakeholders, including your teacher.Summative assessment task due - agenda and minutes of pre-production meetings. (See week 2.)

3, 41,2
7

 Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

Summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

2, 3 
8Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

1, 2  
9 Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

3
10Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

3 
11Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

 3 
12Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

3 
13Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

2, 3 
14Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

 2,3 
15Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule

 3 
16Small productions groups working as a team in rotating
roles of pre-production and production, as per rolling production schedule.

summative assessment task 2 due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule.

 1, 2, 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

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.

To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
You must submit all pieces of assessment in order for your competency to be assessed in this course.
 

All written and group work assessments for this course will be conducted in weeks1- 6 inclusive and exclusively.


ASSESSMENT TASKS:

 All written and class exercise assessments for this course will be conducted in weeks1-6 inclusively and exclusively.


Formative assessment task:

 A written reflection of the interview assignment from semester one. This is to be 1000 words in length word processed and double spaced and is to be an examination and reflection (not a description) of the strengths and weaknesses of your work processes and their impact on your final production. This will cover aspects such as : organisational ability, interpersonal communications, levels of flexibility, clarity of questions, choice of interviewee, choice of mise-en-scene and technical accomplishments on your own interview production. Due Week 4 of semester.

 Summative assessment tasks:

1. Evidence of professionalism in communication: You are required to present written evidence of your communication during a creative production project. This takes the form of an agenda and minutes of at least one of your pre-production meetings. Due week 6.

2. Self evaluationss of performance as producer and first assistant director. Due 7 days after final day of production, as per rolling production schedule.


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.

Attendance


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
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. You are also required to keep a signed dated copy of your cover sheet and a copy of all delivered assessments for your own records.

Feedback

You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress


Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

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. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration. Special consideration, appeals and discipline http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism 

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity
http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

Work Placement:
It is a requirement of this program that all students participate in authentic work related tasks. These may be either simulated or in a real work environment. On occasion, we are approached by industry and given opportunities for students to apply for short term placements. When these placement opportunities arise, students are required to negotiate the specific details with the relevant program coordinator or teacher. All industry placements require students, RMIT staff and host organisations to sign a written agreement prior to the commencement of the placement.

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