Course Title: Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: GRAP5295C

Course Title: Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5325 - Diploma of Visual Merchandising

Course Contact: John Owe-Young

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254819

Course Contact Email: john.owe-young@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Kylie Evans email: Kylie.evans@rmit.edu.au  will deliver weeks 1- 8

Tim McCarthy  email. tim.mccarthy@rmit.edu.au will deliver weeks 9 -16


 

Nominal Hours: 50

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

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to explore and creatively apply the design process to the development of 3 dimensional (3D) forms.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES303A Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

Element:

1. Source information on 3-dimensional design
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Identify and access relevant sources of information on 3-dimensional design

1.2. Evaluate and collate information to build a knowledge of 3-dimensional design
 

Element:

2. Explore the creative design process for 3-dimensional forms
 

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Use creative thinking techniques to generate a range of ideas and options

2.2. Use experimentation to explore and challenge a range of different ideas

2.3. Challenge assumptions, reflect on ideas and refine approaches

2.4. Consciously change perspective, and evaluate ideas and situations in new ways
 

Element:

3. Communicate concepts or ideas through application of design processes to 3-dimensional forms
 

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Investigate and reflect on how a particular concept or idea might be communicated in a 3-dimensional form

3.2. Select materials , tools and equipment relevant to the realisation of the concept or idea

3.3. Apply a creative design process to produce a range of 3-dimensional concept realisations

3.4. Reflect on own application of design process and success in communicating the concept or idea

3.5. Seek and obtain feedback from others about the 3-dimensional form and its success in communicating the concept or idea

3.6. Present and store concept realisations or samples in a format which takes account of the need for professional presentation and potential value for future work
 


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

 

 In class activities may include:
• class exercises to review discussions/lectures
• practical demonstrations
• seminar presentations
• lectures
• design
• guest lecture
• group discussion
• workshops
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• site visits (observations)
• tutorials
 

Out of class activities may include:
• Blog/Wiki discussion and participation
• seminar presentations
• design
• guest lecture
• group discussion
• workshops
• online research
• independent project based work
• teacher directed group activities/projects
• site visits (observations)
• ‘workshopping’ of student projects
















 


Teaching Schedule

Studio 2WeekTopicCompetency  and elementsCompetency and elements
  Order of activity may vary according to alignment with VMP2.Design, construct and maintain props and merchandisersExplore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms
1

 Orientation, OH&S and basic tools and equipment refresher.

 1 1,2,3
2

 Intro to Power tools, safe use and construction continued.

 

 1  1,2,3
3 Design and construct basic prop or prototype

 

 1  1,2,3
4 Create a fashion canvas backdrop/s ongoing assignment

Create props and elements support of displays
 

 11,2,3
5 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
6 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
7 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
8 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
9 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
10 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
11 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
12 Create props and elements support of displays

 1

 

  1,2,3
13 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
14

 Create props and elements support of displays


 

 1 1
15 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
16 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 Sem 2    1,2,3
 1 Create props and elements supportive of displays.
 
 1  1,2,3
 2 Create props and elements supportive of displays. 1  1,2,3
 3 Create props and elements supportive of displays. 1  1,2,3
 4 Assess ex-storage mannequins to ascertain maintenance requirements 1,2  1,2,3
 5 Create props and elements supportive of displays. 1  1,2,3
 6  Use mannequins in whole or part to service theme or window 1,2  1,2,3
 7 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 8 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 9 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 10 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 11 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 12 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 13 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 14 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
15 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
16 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Work shop Tools and equipment

Gossard Building workshops

Laser Cutters in Building 8 and Building 100
 


Overview of Assessment

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

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Assessment Tasks

Design, construct and maintain props and merchandisers & Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms

1. Use and explore tools and equipment and demonstrate safe including slat wall fittings - Formative

2. Design and construct basic prop or prototype and create it using the cordless jigsaw and cordless drill . Formative

3. Create a fashion canvas backdrop/s with applied images or collage for use in specific window displays - Summative (Graded)

4. Create props and elements support of VMP2 displays, only after submiting approved highly resolved designs and working drawings with specifications and dimensions - Summative (Graded)

5. Assess mannequins to ascertain maintenance requirements, and use mannequins in whole or part to service theme or window
 

 

 

 


 

 


 


Assessment Matrix

Assessment taskFeedback (Formative)Graded (Summative)
Use and explore tools and equipment X 
Design and construct basic prop or prototype X 
Create a fashion canvas backdrop/s  X
Create props and elements support of VMP2 displays - Sem 1  X
Create props and elements support of VMP2 displays - Sem 2  X
Assess ex-storage mannequins to ascertain maintenance requirements X 
Use mannequins in whole or part to service theme or window  X

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 Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.

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

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

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