Course Title: Organise and communicate information

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2012

Course Code: EMPL5731C

Course Title: Organise and communicate information

School: 320T Design (TAFE)

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5249 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:design.tafe@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Jenni Woods   jennifer.woods@rmit.edu.au

Nominal Hours: 20

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 covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

MEM16006A Organise and communicate information

Element:

1.  Access information and/or records

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Information requirements of tasks are determined and relevant information is accessed from a range of sources.
1.2. Workplace terminology is correctly recognised.
 

Element:

2.  Organise and analyse information

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Information is interpreted and organised in accordance with enterprise and work requirements.
2.2. Information is analysed according to enterprise and work requirements.
 

Element:

3.  Communicate organised information using established workplace methods

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Information is communicated using established workplace methods.


Learning Outcomes


This unit applies in manufacturing, engineering or related environments.
It may include information related to production, maintenance or associated processes. Information may be drawn from a variety of sources.
This unit includes the ability to communicate using common workplace terminology.


Details of Learning Activities

In Class Activities will include:
• Lectures
• Guest speakers
• Peer teaching and class presentations
• Group discussion
• Teacher directed group activities/projects
• Class exercises to review discussions/lectures
• ‘workshopping’ of student projects
• Analysis/critique of relevant reading material


Out of class activities will include:
• Online research
• Independent project based work
• Industry related excursions


Self-Directed Learning - Some activities will include a self-directed learning approach; self-directed learning refers to organised activities that students undertake independently, either as individuals or with other students that are supervised by a teacher. This may include workplace research, library assignments. Field trips and work placements.
 


Teaching Schedule

For Weekly Outline of Teaching Schedule and Course Outline, please refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder.


Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material outlined in the Weekly Outline, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.
 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

Dwyer, J., The Business Communication Handbook, 8th Edn., Pearson Education Aust.,


Other Resources

Lecture and class notes, refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder

Relevant industry websites and organisations, refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder


Overview of Assessment

A person who demonstrates competency in this unit must be able to organise, analyse and communicate information.


Assessment Tasks

Task 1 - Sources of Information

Students are to research materials using 3 different ways of gathering information and reflect on the most effective method.

Task 2 - Design Terminology

Using the Design Terminology glossary provided, source and complete 10 definitions for design terms. Source another 5 design words from industry journals and write a sentence using design terminology to describe their bedroom.

Task 3 - Client Profile

Choose from one of the 10 room images provided and write a client profile of the owners of the space using your powers of deduction.

Task 4 - Analysing Information

Students are to visit the RMIT Library iView - Improve your Research Skills and complete the tutorial - reflect on what you have learned.

Task 5 - Communication Information

Working in pairs, write a Short Report for an alternative, sustainable material from the Task 4 Client Profile image.

All weekly research and tasks to be uploaded onto group Blog for discussion with peers and teacher and for assessment

You will receive feedback with verbal and/or written evaluation of your progress within class time. The submitted projects will be assessed with written feedback as well as a quality indicator that relates to separate components of the project and the overall outcome. At the completion of the course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.


Assessment Matrix

For Assessment Matrix, please refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder.

CHD   Competent with High Distinction
 
CDICompetent with Distinction
 
CCCompetent with Credit
 
CAGCompetency Achieved – Graded
 
NYCNot Yet Competent
 
DNSDid Not Submit for Assessment
 

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.


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/specialconsiderations/online
 

Cover Sheet for Submissions
All students must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications. Please refer to the following URL for further information regarding plagiarism.
www.rmit.edu.au/academicintegrity/students


Work not seen in progress
If a student hands in any work that the teacher has never seen in class or discussed with the student prior to the submission, the teacher can refuse to assess the work on the basis of authentication issues.
 

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