Course Title: Produce technical drawings

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: GRAP5157C

Course Title: Produce technical drawings

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5230 - Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Contact : Alistair Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email:alistair.briggs@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 50

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 required, however this unit will be run in a clustered delivery with CUVDSP11A Research and apply techniques for illustrative work.

Course Description

In this unit you will develop and refine a range of techniques to produce technical drawings. You will explore the different ways technical drawing can be applied to a range of contexts where visual representation is required.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVCRS04A Produce technical drawings

Element:

1 Determine technical drawing requirements

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Review relevant documentation/concept information to determine technical drawing requirements
1.2 Where appropriate, liaise with relevant colleagues to confirm and clarify technical drawing requirements

Element:

2 Select techniques

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Identify and select appropriate materials, tools and equipment suitable for technical drawing
2.2 Safely follow procedures to test and practise a range of technical drawing techniques

Element:

3 Produce technical drawings

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Select the most appropriate technical drawing technique for the work to be produced
3.2 Select the materials, tools and equipment appropriate to the technique
3.3 Use technical drawing techniques correctly to production drawings which are consistent with concept/purpose of the drawing


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements. 


Details of Learning Activities

Brief One - Smiggle Brief
Brief Two - Feature Illustration and Article
Brief Three - Festival Technical Illustration
Brief Four - Book Covers and Photo Retouching
Brief Five - Fashion Brief


Teaching Schedule

Week beginningActivityPerformance criteria
8 February‘O’ weekGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
15 FebruaryRevision – Photoshop & IllustratorGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
22 FebruaryClass exercises – Photoshop
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2
1 MarchClass exercises – Photoshop
Brief One – Smiggle Brief
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
8 MarchClass exercises – Photoshop
Brief One – Smiggle Brief
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
15 MarchBrief One – Smiggle BriefGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
22 MarchBrief One – Smiggle BriefGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
29 MarchBrief One – Smiggle BriefGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
12 AprilBrief One – Smiggle BriefGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

19 AprilBrief Two – Feature Article and Illustration
Smiggle Presentation + Smiggle Brief DUE
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
26 AprilAG IDEAS  Brief Two – Feature Article and Illustration
Brief Three – Festival Technical Illustration
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
3 MayBrief Two – Feature Article and Illustration
Brief Three – Festival Technical Illustration
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
10 MayBrief Two – Feature Article and Illustration
Brief Three – Festival Technical Illustration
Festival Technical Illustration DUE
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
17 MayBrief Two – Feature Article and Illustration
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
24 MayBrief Two – Feature Article and IllustrationGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
31 MayFeature Article and Illustration DUEGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
   
5 JulyBrief Four – Book Cover & Photo retouchingGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
12 JulyExtended Practical Placement
19 JulyExtended Practical Placement
26 JulyBrief Four – Book Cover & Photo retouching
Class exercises – Photoshop
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
2 AugustBrief Four – Book Cover & Photo retouching
Class exercises – Photoshop
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
9 AugustBrief Three – Book Cover & Photo retouching
Brief Five – Fashion Brief
Book Cover DUE
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
16 AugustBrief Five – Fashion BriefGRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2
23 AugustBrief Five – Fashion Brief
Class exercises – Photoshop
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
30 AugustBrief Five – Fashion Brief
Fashion Brief Presentation
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
6 SeptemberBrief Five – Fashion Brief
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2 , 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
13 SeptemberBrief Five – Fashion Brief
GRAP9427C 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4 OctoberBrief Five – Fashion Brief
GRAP9427C 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
11 OctoberBrief Five – Fashion Brief
Fashion Brief DUE
GRAP9427C 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
GRAP5157C 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
18 OctoberFolio Review & Practical Placement 
25 OctoberFolio Review & Practical Placement 
1 NovemberFolio Review & Practical Placement 


Learning Resources

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include:
In class formative design exercises and four major briefs
An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.


Assessment Tasks

Brief One - Smiggle Brief
Brief Two - Feature Illustration and Article
Brief Three - Festival Technical Illustration
Brief Four - Book Covers and Photo Retouching
Brief Five - Fashion Brief
• Most briefs are evenly weighted and the marks will be averaged out at the completion of the unit.


Assessment Matrix

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