Course Title: Collaborate in a creative process

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2013

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

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, 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 may 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.
 1,2,3
Week 2Introducing
Assessment task 01 Collaborating to develop a group concept
- experiments in animation
and Group Participation report 1.

- 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 still camera if you have one next week

 1,2
Week 3Shoot the pixillation sequence.
- all team members must be in front and behind the camera
 1,2
Week 4Shoot the Claymation sequence.
- all team members must be in front and behind the camera.
 1,2
Week 5Shoot the cut-out sequence.
- all team members must be in front and behind the camera.
 1,2
Week 6Edit the pixillation, claymation, cut-out and using Final cut pro, include music, sound effects opening titles and end credits. 1,2
Week 7Presentation of Assessment task 01 Collaborating to develop a group concept -
experiments in animation
Assessment task 01 Collaborating to develop a group concept -
experiments in animation and Assessment task 02
Group Participation report 1.
1,2,3
Week 8Work on Website project
(Design Information Architecture)
  
Week 9Work on Website project
(Design Information Architecture)
  
Week 10Participate in giving feedback on students work. Assessment task 02
Constructive ways to give feedback
 1, 2
Week 11Work on Website project
(Design Information Architecture)
   
Week 12The impact of copyright on collaborative work – participate in discussion on copyright and legal frameworks.

Introduce
Assessment task 04 copyright and legal framework

Assessment task 03 copyright and legal frameworks 
Week 13Code of Conduct
what are they? Why are they important?

Introduce
Assessment task 04 Create a code of conduct.

 1,2,
Week 14Work on code of conduct. 1,2,
Week 15Work on code of conduct. 1,2,
Week 16Finalise all assessment tasks. Assessment task 04
Create a code of conduct.
 1, 2, 3
17Assessment and review  


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

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

Assessment task 01 Collaborating to develop a group concept -
experiments in animation and Group Participation report.


Assessment task 02
Constructive ways to give feedback

Assessment task 03
Copyright and legal frameworks


Assessment task 04
Create a code of conduct.

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
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

Copyright
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:
www.rmit.edu.au/students/specialconsideration/online

Student Progress Committee
This committee promotes the early identification of students who are not achieving acceptable academic performance. The 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 Progress Committee (SPC)

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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