Course Title: Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5309

Course Title: Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

VART6258C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

In this course you will cover the skills and knowledge required to exploit creative and innovative options in the production of Photoimages using a variety of imaging technologies and processes.
You will gain skills in resolving complex visual communications problems and interact with a range of imaging technologies (including analogue, digital, hybrid, traditional and emerging). The selection, application and adaptation of these imaging technologies support you in the creation of innovative images.
 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

NIL



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI519A Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options

Elements:

Element 1. Research a range of imaging technologies

Element 2. Create test images and evaluate attributes of imaging technologies

Element 3. Create body of work using imaging technologies


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to exploit creative and innovative options using a variety of imaging technologies and processes.
You will gain skills in resolving complex visual communications problems and interact with a range of imaging techniques. The selection, application and adaptation of these imaging technologies will support you in the creation of innovative images.
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment tasks include a series of exercises applying visual effects and compositing techniques to produce innovative images. These include (but are not limited to) mapping textures, advanced extraction and masking techniques in addition to compiling a collection of works together in a calendar.
Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises and discussions and through the application of skills and insights learned from the course content to a series of projects requiring the adaptation of contemporary digital imaging technologies which allow you to develop unique and innovative images.