Course Title: Direct television programs and segments
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2011
Course Code: VART5929C
Course Title: Direct television programs and segments
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:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Mr Mark Langley
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
In this course you look at the skills and knowledge required to direct television programs and segments in a multi camera studio environment.
You also familiarize yourself with the general skills required by other production crew roles in TV studio production. You work collaboratively within a production team in order to meet deadlines.
Direct television programs and segments CUFDRT401A will be delivered in conjunction with Ensure a safe workplace BSBOHS509A but will be assessed separately.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUFDRT401A Direct television programs and segments
1 Undertake pre-production
1.1 Determine program format, location and requirements in consultation with relevant personnel.
2 Direct program segments
2.1 Oversee camera and sound check and rehearsal of shots.
3 Direct programs
3.2 Provide final briefings to talent and crew and respond to queries as required.
4 Review programs.
4.1 Debrief with relevant personnel about how well programs achieved creative and technical goals.
On successful completion of this competency, you will be familiar with what is involved in directing a segment of a TV program.
Details of Learning Activities
In-class learning activities include, but are not limited to:
• teacher directed activities
• demonstration and application of practical tasks undertaken in a television studio.
• group discussion
• Site visits and guest speakers depending on availability.
Out-of-class activities include, but are not limited to,
• independent study
• project work
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.
|Week||Class content||Assessment Due||Elements|
|Week1||ntroduction to course and content||1,2,3,|
|Week2||Studio and skills training||1,2,3,|
|Week3||Key roles practice session||1,2,3,|
|Week4||Formative Assessment 1 - session 1||Yes||1,2,3,4|
|Week5||Formative Assessment 1 - session 2||Yes||1,2,3,4|
|Week6||New topic and skills training||1,2,3,4|
|Week7||Key roles practice.||1,2,3,|
|Week8||Formative Assessment 2 - session 1||Yes||1,2,3,4|
|Week9||Formative Assessment 2 - session 2||Yes||1,2,3,4|
|Week10||Formative Assessment 3 - session 1||Yes||1,2,3,4|
|Week11||Formative Assessment 3 - session 2||Yes||1,2,3,4|
|Week12||New skills training for assessment 4||1,2,3,4|
|Week13||New skills training for assessment 4||1,2,3,4|
|Week14||Prep for assessment 4||1,2,3,|
|Week15||Summative Assessment 4 - shoot session 1||Yes||1,2,3,4|
|Week16||Summative Assessment 4 - shoot session 1||Yes||1,2,3,4|
Class handouts will be provided
Overview of Assessment
Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and course content is assessed through written assignments and participation in practical exercises.
Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative.
Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this unit are graded.
For further information on the assessment and grading criteria, please refer to the course Blackboard site.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.
FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASKS:
1. Presentation to camera segment
2. Conduct studio based interview segment
3. Produce a performance segment
SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASK:
4. Production of a studio based television program
Grades used in this course as follows:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI Competent with Distinction
CC Competent with Credit
CAG Competency Achieved - Graded
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment
NYC Not Yet Competent
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.
Ethics and your work:
In this course you are required to submit work which could be broadcast to a majority audience and would meet a rating of between G and MA (follow the links on The Office of Film and Literature Classification website - oflc.gov.au) to inform yourself of criteria, and also meets RMIT’s Ethical Conduct requirements (follow the links on the RMIT website- rmit.edu.au) and Australian law with regard to vilification.
It is your responsibility to acquaint yourself with these regulations before submitting work for assessment.
In line with this requirement the majority content of your film productions must be approved and signed off by your production supervisor (a Screen and media teacher) one month ahead of the first day of photography.
You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. This feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
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:
RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.
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