Course Title: Produce digital images

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2010

Course Code: VART5792C

Course Title: Produce digital images

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5230 - Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Contact : Alistair Briggs, Leigh Milward

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9438

Course Contact Email:alistair.briggs@rmit.edu.au, leigh.milward@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

Course Description

Produce digital images through the exploration and application of a range of techniques, equipment and materials. As such the range of techniques could be quite varied and broad in nature.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVVSP12A Produce digital images

Element:

1 Prepare and maintain resources for digital imaging work

Performance Criteria:

1. Correctly identify and select equipment and materials required for the production of digital images
2. Prepare and maintain equipment and materials in accordance with relevant workplace procedures and safety requirements
3. Organise and maintain work space so that it remains clean and safe
4. Store equipment, information and materials in accordance with relevant workplace and safety requirements

Element:

2 Explore digital techniques to plan work

Performance Criteria:

1. Assess the capabilities of techniques, equipment and materials for digital imaging work
2. Use and/or combine different techniques, equipment and materials to determine and extend capabilities
3. Determine the conceptual vision for the proposed digital imaging work based on exploration of different techniques or from supplied information
4. Establish criteria for the selection of techniques to meet the conceptual vision
5. Select techniques based on the conceptual vision
6. Plan work, identifying work processes and resource requirements

Element:

3 Realise digital images

Performance Criteria:

1. Organise the resources required for the production of the proposed digital images based on the plan of work
2. Safely use and adapt techniques, equipment and materials appropriately to realise the conceptual vision
3. Identify potential different approaches that may enhance the final work and incorporate these into the work process


Learning Outcomes



Details of Learning Activities

Exercise 1 - Building Illustration
Exercise 2 - T-Shirt Brief
Exercise 3 - Digital Folio 2
Brief 1 - How To Illustration
Brief 2 - Digital Alphabet
Brief 4 - Pole Poster
Brief 5 - Test


Teaching Schedule

Week beginningActivityPerformance criteria
8 February‘O’ weekVPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
15 FebruaryClass exercises - IllustratorVPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
22 FebruaryClass exercises - IllustratorVPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
1 MarchClass exercises - Illustrator
Exercise One - Building Illustration
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
8 MarchExercise One - Building IllustrationVPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
15 MarchExercise One - Building Illustration
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
22 MarchExercise One - Building Illustration
Building Illustration DUE
Brief One - How To Play
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
29 MarchDigital Camera Introduction
Brief One - How To Play
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
12 AprilClass exercises - Photoshop
Digital Camera Introduction
Brief One - How To Play
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
19 AprilClass exercises - Photoshop
Brief One - How To Play
Brief Two - Digital Alphabet
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
26 AprilAG Ideas 
3 MayClass exercises - Photoshop
Brief One - How To Play
Brief Two - Digital Alphabet
VPAU014 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
10 MayClass exercises - Photoshop
Brief One - How To Play
How To Play DUE
Brief Two - Digital Alphabet
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6
CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
17 MayBrief Two - Digital AlphabetVPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
24 MayBrief Two - Digital AlphabetVPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
31 MayBrief Two - Digital Alphabet
Digital Alphabet DUE
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
   
5 JulyEthics Discussion Forum
Brief Three - Ethics/Tribute Poster
VPAU014 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
12 JulyEthics Discussion Forum
Brief Three - Ethics/Tribute Poster
VPAU014 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
19 JulyBrief Three - Ethics/Tribute PosterVPAU014 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
26 JulyBrief Three - Ethics/Tribute Poster
Tribute Poster DUE
VPAU014 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
2 AugustBrief Four - Pole Poster
Photoshop Exercises
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
9 AugustBrief Four - Pole Poster
Photoshop Exercises
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
16 AugustBrief Four - Pole Poster
Photoshop Exercises
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
23 AugustBrief Four - Pole Poster
Photoshop Exercises
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
30 AugustBrief Four - Pole Poster
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
6 SeptemberBrief Six - Pole Poster
Pole Poster DUE
Exercise Two - T-Shirt Brief
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
13 SeptemberExercise Two - T-Shirt BriefVPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
4 OctoberExercise Two - T-Shirt Brief
T-Shirt DUE
Exercise Three - Digital Folio 2
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
11 OctoberExercise Three - Digital Folio 2VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
18 OctoberExercise Three - Digital Folio 2VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
25 OctoberExercise Three - Digital Folio 2
TEST
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3, 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
1 NovemberFolio week
Digital Folio DUE
VPAU053 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5, 3.6, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4, 5.5, 5.6 CUVVSP12A 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4, 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5, 2.6, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Adobe CS4 Illustrator: Classroom In A Book
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN-10: 0-321-57378-1
Adobe CS4 Photoshop: Classroom In A Book
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN-10: 0-321-57379-X


Other Resources


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this unit will include some or all of the following tools;
Digital projects, exercises, briefs, tests.
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.
 


Assessment Tasks

Exercise 1 - Building Illustration
Exercise 2 - T-Shirt Brief
Exercise 3 - Digital Folio 2
Brief 1 - How To Illustration
Brief 2 - Digital Alphabet
Brief 4 - Pole Poster
Brief 5 - Test

Most briefs are evenly weighted and the marks will be averaged out at the completion of the unit. The major exercises will be assessed as either Satisfactory or Not Satisfactory.


Assessment Matrix

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