Course Title: Apply research and critical analysis to inform artistic and design practice

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5230

Course Title: Apply research and critical analysis to inform artistic and design practice

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 100.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

BUSM6265

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

BUSM6275

City Campus

TAFE

320T Design (TAFE)

Face-to-Face

Term1 2010

Course Contact: Simon Rankin

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email: simon.rankin@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to research and critically analyse historical and theoretical concepts for application to own artistic and design practice. The unit includes the need for critical analysis of information and own work and the challenging of different points of view to inform own personal work and philosophy.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU011 Apply research and critical analysis to inform artistic and design practice

Elements:

1. Conduct research to inform artistic/design practice

2. Apply research to artistic/design practice

3. Evaluate own work


Learning Outcomes

     


Overview of Assessment

Exercises
7 x briefs

Students will be tutored with a verbal and/or written evaluation of their progress, within class time.
A final assessment of Competency Achieved or Not Yet Competent will be given at the end of the course when students will submit all completed work.
To be deemed competent students must satisfactorily complete all Learning Elements and related Performance Criteria.
Grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.