Course Title: Present a body of own creative work
Part B: Course Detail
Teaching Period: Term1 2013
Course Code: VART6221C
Course Title: Present a body of own creative work
School: 340T Art
Campus: City Campus
Program: C5308 - Diploma of Visual Arts
Course Contact : Jennifer Cabraja
Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472
Course Contact Email:firstname.lastname@example.org
Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff
Teacher: Fiona Hillary
Nominal Hours: 60
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
All creative practitioners need to produce, present and continually update a professional presentation package or portfolio of their own creative work. The presentation may be physical or virtual.
In this course you will develop skills and knowledge required to use creative, technical and project management skills to develop a professional and innovative presentation of own creative work. You will work through stages to produce art works and then learn how to present the work through exhibition practice, online presence and peer assessment.
This unit is delivered and assessed in conjunction with CULMS407C Install and dismantle exhibition elements which focuses on the skills and knowledge required to to install and dismantle the physical elements of an exhibition, gain an understanding of working to a brief and exploring exhibition documentation and processes.
National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria
National Element Code & Title:
CUVPRP503A Present a body of own creative work
1. Evaluate and select presentation options
2. Plan presentation of work
2.1 Use critical thinking techniques to develop an overall presentation concept
3. Create presentation
3.1 Select and integrate content that supports presentation objectives
4. Review and update presentation
4.1 Evaluate presentation in the context of its objectives and feedback from others
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
Your learning activities will take place in a studio. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake study.
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online system. Learning resources include access to studios and computer laboratories and relevant software. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.
In this course, you learn through:
1. In-class activities:
- Teacher directed group activities/projects
- Peer teaching and class presentations
- Group discussion
- Studio work
2. Out-of-class activities include:
- Practical exercises
- Reading articles and excerpts
- Preparing for discussion
- Project work
- Independent research
|Week||Class content||Learning elements|
|1||Introduction to course:
Presentation on arts organisations and trends in industry
|2 - 4||Project Brief 1
Creative work to an intended audience
|5||Field Trip – exploring arts industry and speaking with industry professional||1.3, 4.3|
|6||Critical thinking and analytical skills when presenting work||1.4, 2.1|
|7-9||Project Brief 2:|
Producing a portfolio of work
2.1, 2.3, 3.1
|10||Learning self-management skills||2.3, 4.1, 4.2,|
|11||Presentation cost for exhibitions and portfolio||2.3, 3.4|
|12||Project Brief 3:|
Documentation of work
|2.4, 3.1, 3.3|
|13||Documentation of work||2.3, 3.3|
|14||Documentation of work||2.3, 3.3, 4.2|
|15||Intellectual property issues and legislation and how they relate to the use of information in a professional presentation||3.2,|
|16||Assessment preparation||1.1,1.2, 4.1, 4.3|
|Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material in this schedule, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class|
You will be encouraged to attend exhibition openings and visit galleries outside of your learning environment. RMIT school of Art has two galleries and an ongoing exhibition program.
Overview of Assessment
Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.
On successful completion of this course, you will have the ability to:
- Research industry-standard presentation methodologies
- Design and realise presentation concepts
- Present creative products in a manner suited to the intended audience and purpose.
In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:
- Innovative ways to present portfolios of work
- Elements and principles of design as they apply to the presentation of work.
An assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.
To demonstrate competency in this course, you will need to complete the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive feedback on all assessment.
Assessment task Content/requirements Due date
Project 1 Creative work to an intended audience Response to project brief 1 W4
Project 2 Producing a portfolio of work Response to project brief 2 W8
Project 3 Documentation of work Response to project brief 3 W13
Visual Diary Artists of influence/conceptual development W16
Folio Compilation of PB1-3 W16
Graded assessment applies for courses within the Diploma of Visual Art.
Grade Outline GradingCriteria
CHD Competent with high distinction 80 - 100 Highly developed
CDI Competent with distinction 70 - 79 Well developed
CC Competent with credit 60 - 69 Developed
CAG Competent achieved - graded 50 - 59 Sound
NYC Not Yet Competent
DNS Did not submit for assessment
The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available from the course contact person (stated above).
Feedback You will receive verbal and written feedback by teacher on your work. This feedback also includes suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.
Plagiarism RMIT has a strict policy on plagiarism. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy.
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:
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