Course Title: Design, construct and maintain props

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2014

Course Code: MKTG7853C

Course Title: Design, construct and maintain props

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: 45

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

 

This course is delivered in combination with BSBDES303A GRAP5295C Explore and apply the creative design process to 3D forms.

Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to interpret specifications, design and construct three-dimensional (3-D) props, and maintain and modify fashion mannequins for displays.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

SIRRMER406 Design, construct and maintain props

Element:

1. Design and construct 3-D props and merchandisers.
 

Performance Criteria:

1.1.Interpret requirements for props in consultation with relevant stakeholders.

1.2.Produce canvas backdrops with applied images or collage to client specifications and for use in specific window displays.

1.3.Produce 3-D props to reflect specified promotional and cultural themes or product categories used in displays.

1.4.Safely construct full-size fashion mannequins to relevant standards, performance benchmarks and specifications for use in display windows.

1.5.Design and construct point-of-sale units and ticket holders to suit specific products.

1.6.Construct slat wall fittings to suit a corporate identity or sign.

1.7.Design and construct props to suit any given window or exhibition theme.
 

Element:

2. Maintain and modify fashion mannequins.
 

Performance Criteria:

2.1.Assess ex-storage mannequins to determine maintenance requirements.

2.2.Recycle mannequins in whole or part using a variety of methods to create new mannequins.

2.3.Update mannequins to service window themes.

2.4.Customise mannequins to suit lifestyle themes and images.
 


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 2 <thead> <th scope="col">Week</th> <th scope="col">Topic</th> <th scope="col">Competency  and elements</th> <th scope="col">Competency and elements</th> </thead>
  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

 

 11,2,3
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  1,2,3
15 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
16 Create props and elements support of displays 1  1,2,3
 Sem 2    1,2,3
 1 Create props and elements supportive of displays.
 
 11,2,3
 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 will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills.
The assessment tasks are practical projects:
Project 1 25%
Project 2 25%
Project 3 25%
Project 4 25%
 

Please note: All Assessment tasks need to be completed before competency is achieved. A number of tasks will be formative to show your progress and development of skills and knowledge throughout the semester. The final task will be summative to provide a level of performance in addition to your competency.


The RMIT assessment charter summarises your responsibilities as a student as well as those of your teachers.
 


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

<thead> <th scope="col">Assessment task</th> <th scope="col">Feedback (Formative)</th> <th scope="col">Graded (Summative)</th> </thead>
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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