Course Title: Present a body of own creative work

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2013

Course Code: VART6285C

Course Title: Present a body of own creative work

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: Brunswick Campus

Program: C5316 - Diploma of Graphic Design

Course Contact : Dale Nason

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9417

Course Contact Email:dale.nason@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

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

There are no prerequisites however this unit is delivered alongside ICAWEB501A in a studio cluster called Multimedia.

Course Description

In this unit you will develop and apply creative, technical and project management skills to develop a professional and innovative presentation of own creative work.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPRP503A Present a body of own creative work

Element:

1. Evaluate and select presentation options

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research presentation options using appropriate sources of information
1.2 Explore ideas and options for presenting work in new and innovative ways, including those from other disciplines
1.3 Identify and consult with relevant people when developing presentation options
1.4 Select presentation methodologies based on intended purpose and other parameters

Element:

2. Plan presentation of work

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Use critical thinking techniques to develop an overall presentation concept
2.2 Explore and refine how the presentation concept will impart explicit and implicit messages to its audience
2.3 Develop realistic production budget, timeline and workflow plan
2.4 Design a template for the presentation that supports key messages to be communicated

Element:

3. Create presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Select and integrate content that supports presentation objectives
3.2 Obtain and accurately record copyright clearance on all sourced content
3.3 Develop a cohesive presentation that supports objectives
3.4 Review projected and actual budget outcomes

Element:

4. Review and update presentation

Performance Criteria:

4.1 Evaluate presentation in the context of its objectives and feedback from others
4.2 Proactively identify opportunities to update and refine presentation
4.3 Develop systems to identify and respond to future presentation opportunities


Learning Outcomes


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

Learning activities will take place in a studio, workshop or classroom using industry standard tools and resources. You will complete exercises and industry style projects. You will also be required to undertake independent study.

In class activities may include:

• class exercises

• practical demonstrations

• design activities or projects

• peer learning

• peer teaching and class presentations

• group discussion

• workshops

• teacher directed group activities/projects

• workshopping’ of student projects including peer/lecturer feedback

Out of class activities may include:

• online research

• library research

• independent project based work

• studio practice

• online tutorials


Teaching Schedule

WeekTitleContentActivitiesPerformance criteria for combined competencies
1Content Mgmnt
& Production

Course info

Html CSS #1: Intro - ‘Responsive Design’, ‘Mobile First’

Asset gathering

Html CSS tutorial

Photography

Video

PDF Body of work task - brief.InDesign refresher

CUVPRP503A 1, 2

ICAWEB501A 1, 2

2Content Mgmnt
& Production
HTML CSS #2: Structure, key concepts, basic tags

Authoring Tools: incl. Dreamweaver, w3c validator

Asset production: Manage files, file set-up

Layout design: Visual design & Styles

HTML CSS and tutorial:

Authoring Tools incl. Dreamweaver

PDF task

CUVPRP503A 1, 2, 3

ICAWEB501A 1, 2

3Content Mgmnt
& Production
HTML CSS #3: More tags, lists and navigation

Layout

Asset production

HTML CSS tutorial

PDF task

CUVPRP503A 3

ICAWEB501A 1, 2

4HTML - CSS - Website Production HTML CSS #4: Color, Selecting & changing propertiesHTML CSS tutorial

PDF Body of work task - DUE

Responsive WEB body of work - brief

CUVPRP503A 1, 2, 3, 4

ICAWEB501A 1, 2, 3

5HTML - CSS - Website ProductionHTML CSS #5: Website structure

HTML Basics: Reset style sheets, layout, positioning, box model

HTML CSS tutorial
WEB task
CUVPRP503A 1, 2

ICAWEB501A 1, 2, 3

6HTML - CSS - Website ProductionHTML CSS #6: HTML5 specific tags and stylesHTML CSS tutorial
WEB task
CUVPRP503A 1, 2

ICAWEB501A 2, 3

7HTML - CSS - Website ProductionHTML CSS #7: HTML5 - new tags and stylesHTML CSS tutorial
WEB task
CUVPRP503A 1, 2, 3, 4

ICAWEB501A

8HTML - CSS - Website ProductionHTML CSS #8: Web typography - google fonts, etc.HTML CSS tutorial

Peer & Client review

Responsive WEB body of work - DUE

Responsive WEB [folio] - brief

CUVPRP503A 1, 2, 3, 4

ICAWEB501A 4

9HTML - CSS - Website ProductionHTML CSS #9:

Layout design: Responsive design principles - type, images and layout

HTML CSS tutorialCUVPRP503A 3

ICAWEB501A 2, 3

10HTML - CSS - Website ProductionHTML CSS #10: Other media types, audio and videoHTML CSS tutorial
Peer & Client review
CUVPRP503A 3

ICAWEB501A 2, 3

11HTML - CSS - Website ProductionStudio timeSelf directedCUVPRP503A 3

ICAWEB501A 2, 3

12HTML - CSS - Website ProductionStudio timeSelf directed

Responsive WEB [folio] - DUE

PDF [Folio] - brief

CUVPRP503A 3

ICAWEB501A 2, 3

13Website deployment
PDF [Folio] Production
FTP/Domain/serverTutorial

Workshop

Self directed

CUVPRP503A 3

ICAWEB501A 2, 3

14Website deployment
PDF [Folio] Production
FTP/Domain/server

Tutorial

Workshop

Self directed
 

CUVPRP503A 3

ICAWEB501A 2, 3
 

15Website deployment
PDF [Folio] Production
Feedback & Presentation

Group discussion

PDF [Folio] - DUE

CUVPRP503A 3, 4

ICAWEB501A 4

16Website deployment - FINAL REVIEW
WEB & PDF [Folio] - Screen & Print
Feedback & PresentationGroup discussion

Documentation & Archiving process

FINAL presentations

CUVPRP503A 3, 4

ICAWEB501A 4

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


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

None required


References

Jeremy Keith, 2011, HTML5 for Web Designers, A Book Apart

Dan Cederholm, 2010, CSS3 for Web Designers, A Book Apart

Ethan Marcotte, 2012, Responsive Web Design, A Book Apart

Castro Elizabeth Castro; Bruce Hyslop, 2012, HTML5 and CSS3, Peachpit


Other Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems and access to specialised facilities and relevant software. You will also have access of the library resources.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks. Assessment tasks in this course are:

  • Design Project 1 (50% of final grade)
  • Design Project 2 (50% of final grade)


Assessment Tasks

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this course are graded.

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.

To demonstrate competency in this course you need to complete each one of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard.

Formative assessment task 1: PDF body of work (Due week 4)

Formative assessment task 2: Responsive WEB body of work (Due week 8)

Summative assessment task 1: PDF [Folio] (Due week 15)

Summative assessment task 2: Responsive WEB [Folio] (Due week12)

At the completion of the course, grading will be offered in addition to, and after, competency based assessment.

Grades which apply to courses delivered in accordance with competency-based assessment, but which also use graded assessment.

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


Assessment Matrix

An assessment matrix demonstrating alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency is available from the course contact person (stated above).
 

Other Information

Attendance

The major learning experience involves studio based exercises, demonstration and production. It is strongly advised that you attend all sessions in order to engage in the required learning activities, ensuring the maximum opportunity to gain the competency.

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. Student feedback at RMIT: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=9pp3ic9obks7

Student Progress

Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential. Student progress policy: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1

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. Special consideration, appeals and discipline: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=qkssnx1c5r0y

Cover Sheet for Submissions

You must complete a submission cover sheet for every piece of submitted work. This signed sheet acknowledges that you are aware of the plagiarism implications.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism

RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity. Please refer to the website for more information on this policy go to Academic Integrity: http://www.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n

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