Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2011

Course Code: MKTG5778C

Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5218 - Diploma of Interactive Digital Media

Course Contact : Program Administration

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: 99254375
Email: nicole.mckinnon@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 40

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites

none

Course Description

This unit of competency, Collaborate in a Creative Process BSBCRT402A is delivered in the class Design Studio 1, together with Create titles for screen productions CUFANM403A and Make a presentation BSBCMM401A. This unit gives students the opportunity to experience the process of working collaboratively and it reflects the team-based environments that exist within the interactive digital media industry.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for C5218 Diploma in Interactive Digital Media. This course includes a WIL experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/or community is integral to your experience.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCRT402A Collaborate in a creative process

Element:

1. 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

Element:

2. 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:

3. 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


On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to engage in:
• positive and full participation in a collaborative creative process that generates, expands and develops ideas into a well-conceived solutions.
• communication and creative-thinking skills that make a
positive contribution to the collaborative effort
• knowledge and understanding of the ethical framework in
which any type of creative endeavour operates.


Details of Learning Activities

Learning activities will consist of:
• in class activities
• out-of-class activities
• peer teaching and class presentations
• online research
• group discussion
• independent project based work
• workshopping of students’ own projects
• screenings
• guest lecturers
• teacher directed group activities/projects


Teaching Schedule

Week    
Week 1Introduction of the course.
Discussion: Enter into a collaborative creative process
What are the positives and negatives of working collaboratively.
Create a personal code of conduct.
Introducing Assignment 01:
Collaborate in the creative process journal
 1,2,3
Week 2Discussion: Personal code of conduct.

Introducing Assignment 012: Collaborating to develop a group concept
- experiments in animation

- decide on a signature object
- plan for the pixillation portion of the piece that includes all your team members
(see assignment brief for full details).

Bring Video camera if you have one next week
 1,2
Week 3Shoot the pixillation sequence.
- all team member must be in front and behind the camera
 1,2
Week 4Shoot the Claymation sequence.
- all team member must be in front and behind the camera
 1,2
Week 5Shoot the Charcoal sequence.
- all team member must be in front and behind the camera
 1,2
Week 6Edit the pixillation, claymation, and charcoal using Final cut pro, include music, sound effects opening titles and end credits 1,2
Week 7Screening of Assignment 02: Collaborating to develop a group concept
Each team will present animation and discuss their collaborative creative process.
 1,2,3
Week 8See Design Information Architecture Course guide  
Week 9See Design Information Architecture Course guide  
Week 10See Design Information Architecture Course guide  
Week 11Review Collaboration process for Design Information Architecture Assignment 05. Organisational website proposal and presentation  1, 2
Week 12Assignment 02: The impact of copyright on collaborative work – participate in discussion on copyright and legal frameworks. Submit Your Journal1,2,3
Week 13Assignment 04: The impact of copyright on collaborative work – participate in discussion on copyright and legal frameworksAssignment 04: The impact of copyright on collaborative work – participate in discussion on copyright and legal frameworks1,2,
Week 14Work on Assignment 05: Collaborate on a theme – lip synching group project  1,2,
Week 15Complete Assignment 05: Collaborate on a theme – lip synching group project Assignment 05: Collaborate on a theme – lip synching group project 1,2,
Week 16Final submission of Assignment 01 Journal.Assignment 01:
Collaborate in the creative process journal
1,2,3
Week 17Assessment  


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

No prescribed texts


References

You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Access to a computer and the internet


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

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 more substantial summative assessment tasks. To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment and a grade for the summative assessments.

For further information on the grading system and criteria used, please refer to the course blackboard site.

FORMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASKS
1. Collaborating to develop a group concept - experiments in animation
Due Week 7 - Week Commencing: 21/03/11
2. Collaborating to develop a proposal - Prepare a proposal for a Melbourne Laneway art project
Due Week 12 - Week Commencing: 2/05/11
3. The impact of copyright on collaborative work – participate in discussion on copyright and legal frameworks.
This information will be included in your journal
Due Week 13 - Commencing: 9/05/11
4. Collaborate on a theme – lip synching group project
Due Week 15 - Week Commencing: 23/05/11


SUMMATIVE ASSESSMENT TASK
5. Collaborate in the creative process journal
You will be required to report in your journal your participation in the collaborative process throughout the semester. This assignment is graded and will reflect your collaborate in the creative process assessment. The journal will be reviewed throughout the semester and final submission will be
Due Week 16 - Week commencing 30/5/11

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
DNS Did Not Submit for Assessment


Grading criteria for this assessment can be found on the course blackboard site.
Your assignment will be assessed using the following grades:


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

Feedback:
You will receive 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.

Late Submissions
Please advise teacher in advance if an extension of time or special consideration is required for submission of work. Refer to the course blackboard site for policy information including information on late submissions.

Plagiarism
RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this 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.
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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