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:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Jenni Woods email@example.com
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
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
1. Access information and/or records
1.1. Information requirements of tasks are determined and relevant information is accessed from a range of sources.
2. Organise and analyse information
2.1. Information is interpreted and organised in accordance with enterprise and work requirements.
3. Communicate organised information using established workplace methods
3.1. Information is communicated using established workplace methods.
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:
• 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.
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.
Dwyer, J., The Business Communication Handbook, 8th Edn., Pearson Education Aust.,
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.
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.
For Assessment Matrix, please refer to Blackboard link located in MyRMIT in the relevant folder.
|CHD||Competent with High Distinction
|CDI||Competent with Distinction
|CC||Competent with Credit
|CAG||Competency Achieved – Graded
|NYC||Not Yet Competent
|DNS||Did Not Submit for Assessment
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.
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.
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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