Course Title: Produce an innovative presentation of professional work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2012

Course Code: VART5960C

Course Title: Produce an innovative presentation of professional work

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5228 - Diploma of Photoimaging

Course Contact : Program Adminstration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254815

Course Contact Email:mctafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Rob Gale

email: rob.gale@rmit.edu.au

Eddie Javier

email: eddie.javier@rmit.edu.au

Guy Little

email: guy.little@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 160

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 course is taught in conjunction with

CUVDES05A - Interpret and respond to a brief Is where students create & plan their own individual, detailed brief prior to image capture.

CUVPHI06B - Plan and carry out image capture in response to a brief is the unit where students photograph their subject matter in accordance with the briefs that they create

CUVVSP12A - Produce digital images After capture, digital files are processed and output to print in thi unit
 


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI505A Produce an innovative presentation of professional work

Element:

Element 1. Research and assess methodologies used in the presentation of creative products

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research best practice presentation methodologies using appropriate sources of information
1.2 Select and review presentation methodologies for own use and confirm with appropriate people
1.3 Evaluate the potential and required purpose of presentation methodologies for creative products
1.4 Evaluate the production requirements and content implications of selected presentation methodologies
1.5 Estimate production timeline, workflow and budget for the presentation of creative products
 

Element:

Element 2. Plan a presentation of creative products

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Use critical thinking techniques to design and plan a presentation concept
2.2 Select appropriate content that reflects the presentation’s required purpose
2.3 Design templates, prototypes and maquettes suitable to presentation concept
2.4 Confirm that production requirements and content implications are achievable within production timeline and budget
2.5 Obtain and accurately record copyright clearance on all sourced content
2.6 Review suitability of presentation’s design and content and confirm with appropriate people
2.7 Develop, test and proof presentation concept
 

Element:

Element 3. Present creative products

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Access presentation equipment suitable for production requirements and content implications
3.2 Present creative products using appropriate presentation methodologies
3.3 Monitor production requirements and content implications of presentation to ensure required purpose is met
3.4 Review projected and actual budget outcomes
3.5 Develop systems to identify and respond to future presentation opportunities
 


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to independently research, develop, create and present a folio of photographic work to a competent industry standard.


Details of Learning Activities

In class activities
• lectures
• guest lecturers
• peer teaching and class presentations
• group discussion
• online research
• workshopping
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• class exercises to review discussions/lectures
• workshopping of students’ own projects
 


Teaching Schedule

Teaching schedule
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.
 

Wk                                                                                                      Class Content                                          Assessments Due    Elements
1Negotiated Folio Proposal Contract
3 hours to produce a 1 page typed proposal,
due at the end of the first class
5 minute presentation to the class
If no proposal is submitted at this time a
theme will be allocated to you by staff.
 

FORMATIVE

Assessment 1

1,2
2Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher.  1,2
3Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher.  1,2
4Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher.    1,2
5Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher.    1,2
6Critique 1 (3 Images due) Submissions for the critique session is to be a JPEG @ 72dpi pixel approx width 800 pixels. Label as your initial, number, For example (RG.01.jpg)
NB: As part of the assessment all students are required to participate & comment in critique
 
 FORMATIVE
Assessment 2
1,2,3 
7Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher.  1,2
8Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher.  1,2
9 Critique 2 (4 Images due) Submissions for the critique session is to be a JPEG @ 72dpi pixel width 800.
Label as your initial, number, For example RG.01.jpg)
NB: As part of the assessment all students are required to participate & comment in critique
 
 FORMATIVE
Assessment 3
 1,2,3
10 Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher  1,2
11 Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of initial photography – Mentoring with teacher.  1,2
12 One on One appointments with all students on progress ( 6 Images due) FORMATIVE
Assessment 4
 
 1,2,3
13 Critique 3 (8 Images due) Submissions for the critique session is to be be a JPEG @ 72dpi pixel width 800..
Label as your initial, number, For example RG.01.jpg)
NB: As part of the assessment all students are required to participate & comment in critique
 
 FORMATIVE
Assessment 5
 1,2,3
14 Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of photography, output & folio presentation - Mentoring with teacher  2,3
15 Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of photography, output & folio presentation - Mentoring with teacher  2,3
16 Student working in studio and/or on location plus digital lab time & refinement of photography, output & folio presentation - Mentoring with teacher 

 FINAL FOLIO

DUE FOR SUMMATIVE

 ASSESSNTMENT

 3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

Photoshop CS5 Essential Skills - Mark Galer
lynda.com
Light Architecture 2 by Urs Recher
 


References

www.pdnonline.com/ PDN (Photo District News)
http://acmp.com.au
http://www.luminous-landscape.com/
http://www.strobist.blogspot.com/
You are advised to look at the course Blackboard site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Personal hard drive 300 – 500 gig


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and practical group projects. 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 of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment. For further information on the grading system please refer to the course Blackboard site.
Assessment tasks in this course include:
• Direct questioning combined with review of portfolios of
evidence
• Direct observation of candidate applying a typical
workflow in illustrative photo imaging professional practice
 


Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this unit are either ungraded (Formative) or graded. (Summative). Ungraded tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered as essential building blocks for more substantial (graded) 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.

Formative Assessment 1 –   Week 1 Proposal Delivery by students in class
Formative Assessment 2 –   Week 6 In class Critique
Formative Assessment 3 –   Week 9 In class Critique
Formative Assessment 4 –   Week 12 One On One Critique by appointment
Formative Assessment 5 –   Week 13 In class Critique
Summative Assessment -  Week 16 - Student Final Folios Due

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


Grades used in this unit are as follows:
Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment:
CHD Competent with High Distinction
CDI   Competent with Distinction
CC    Competent with Credit
CAG Competent Achieved Grade
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

Feedback
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.

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;ompetency 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 assessments and a grade for the summative assessments.

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