Course Title: Make a presentation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: COMM5908C

Course Title: Make a presentation

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Contact : Program Administrstion

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Nicole McKinnon

Phone: 9925 54375

Email: Nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 30

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 of competency, Make a presentation BSBCMM401A is delivered in the class Design Studio 1, together with Create titles for screen productions CUFANM403A and Collaborate in a Creative Process BSBCRT402A. This unit will involve research and development of concepts that emphasise good visual design practice. You will also learn how to present this information in the most effective way.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Element:

1. Prepare a presentation

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Plan and document presentation approach and
intended outcomes
1.2.Choose presentation strategies, format and delivery
methods that match the characteristics of the target
audience, location, resources and personnel needed
1.3.Select presentation aids, materials and techniques
that suit the format and purpose of the presentation,
and will enhance audience understanding of key
concepts and central ideas
1.4.Brief others involved in the presentation on their
roles/responsibilities within the presentation
1.5.Select techniques to evaluate presentation
effectiveness

Element:

2. Deliver a presentation

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Explain and discuss desired outcomes of the
presentation with the target audience
2.2.Use presentation aids, materials and examples to
support target audience understanding of key
concepts and central ideas
2.3.Monitor non-verbal and verbal communication of
participants to promote attainment of presentation
outcomes
2.4.Use persuasive communication techniques to secure
audience interest
2.5.Provide opportunities for participants to seek
clarification on central ideas and concepts, and adjust
the presentation to meet participant needs and
preferences
2.6.Summarise key concepts and ideas at strategic points
to facilitate participant understanding

Element:

3. Review the presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1.Implement techniques to review the effectiveness of
the presentation
3.2.Seek and discuss reactions to the presentation from
participants or from key personnel involved in the
presentation
3.3.Utilise feedback from the audience or from key
personnel involved in the presentation to make
changes to central ideas presented


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course, you will be able to respond effectively to a design brief, develop creative design projects and and present the information in a relevant and effective manner.
 


Details of Learning Activities

In-class learning activities include, but are not limited to:

• lectures
• lab work
• peer teaching and class presentations
• group discussion
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• workshopping of students’ own projects

Out-of-class activities include, but are not limited to,

• accessing learning and tutorial resources on Lynda.com
• research
• work shopping
• independent project based work


Teaching Schedule

 

WeekClass contentAssessment tasks due

Make a presentation

BSBCMM401A

( 3 )

Collaborate in the Creative Process

BSBCRT402A

( 3 )

Create titles for screen productions

CUFANM403A

(5)

1Design Studio Introduction - Overview of the Design Studio class, course guides and assessments. Getting to know each other activities and ID photos.

 

1, 2

 

11, 2, 3 
2Film screening and studio workshop - Create a range of Banner Ads storyboard concepts, in groups and presented in class. 1, 31, 2  1, 2, 3
3Studio workshop - Collaborative production of a non digital game, designed and presented in class. 1,21, 2 1, 2, 3
4Film screening and studio workshop - In teams, use mobile phones to record and edit together 30 second stop motion movies with titles. Present in class. 11, 21, 2, 3 
5Studio workshop - Collaborative production of an A2 Art Deco style travel poster, designed, titled, printed and presented in class. 11, 2 4, 5
6Film screening and folio progress presentations - Scheduled presentations of current folio progress.Due: Design Studio Assessment task 2A
Attend the Week 6 Design project panel presentation and reflection
1 ,2, 3 1, 2, 34, 5
7Studio workshop - Collaborative production of an industry brief (Guest speaker TBA) designed, and presented in class.Due: Design Studio Assessment task 2B
Prepare the Preproduction proposal for your Animation project. Draft
1, 2, 3 1, 2, 34, 5
8Film screening and studio workshop - In teams, conceive and pre-produce a mobile App design for a simple, fairy tale themed game. Present in class. 1, 2, 31, 21, 2, 3
9Studio workshop - Collaborative production of an industry brief (Guest speaker TBA) designed, and presented in class. 11, 2 1, 2, 3
10Film screening and drawing excursion - In groups, create architectural visualisations of the Shrine and surrounds. Present in class. 1 1, 2,1, 2, 3
11Studio workshop - Guest speaker Annie Lennox (no, not that Annie Lennox). In teams produce a Positive Climate Action video with titles, from sourced footage. Present in class. 11, 2 4, 5
12Film screening and folio progress presentations - Scheduled presentations of current folio progress. 1 1, 24, 5
13Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 1, 21, 21,2, 3
14Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments. 1, 2 1, 31, 2, 3
15Film screening and folio production workshop. One on one presentations in class, receive feedback and complete folio assessments.Due: Design Studio Assessment task 2C
In your Design Studio Journal briefly discuss the principles of effective communication.
 
1, 2 1, 24, 5
16Film screening and final folio presentations. 1, 2, 31, 2, 3 4, 5



Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Foundations of Art and Design Alan Pipes Lawrence King
Illustrator CS Visual Quickstart Guide Peach Pit Press www.peachpit.com
The Art and Science of Creating Great Presentations Nancy Duarte


References

References
The big book of Illustration ideas Collins Design www.harpercollins.com
Presentation Zen: Simple Ideas on Presentation Design and Delivery Garry Reynolds


Other Resources

Resources will be made available to students via  Blackboard.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, practical project work and through the application of learned skills.


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

Assessment task 2A
Attend the Week 6 Design project panel presentation and reflection
In your Design Studio Journal briefly discuss the feedback you have received from the panel.

Assessment task 2B
Prepare the Preproduction proposal for your Animation project. Using the template provided you will submit:
1. Present a Draft of proposal due week 7
(you will receive feedback to make any changes as required for the presentation and submission of the Preproduction proposal for your Animation project )
2. Presentation of Completed Preproduction proposal for your Animation project due week 8 and present it in class

Assessment task 2C
In your Design Studio Journal briefly discuss the principles of effective communication. Due week 15

See brief on Blackboard for more details:
For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.

This course is subject to Non-Graded Assessment.
CA - Competency Achieved
NYC - Not Yet Competent
DNS - Did Not Submit for Assessment
 


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrated alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in program administration.
 

Other Information

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.

Feedback
You will receive spoken and written feedback from teachers on your work. Where appropriate, this feedback will also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Student feedback at RMIT

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy

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


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


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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