Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2015

Course Code: OART5002C

Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

School: 345T Media and Communication

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5332 - Diploma of Live Production and Technical Services

Course Contact : Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:mcvet@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Teacher: Rebekha Naim
Phone: 03 9925 4849
Email: rebekha.naim@rmit.edu.au

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

The ability to research, analyse and apply information relevant to work roles within the creative arts industry is integral to working successfully in live production. In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge required to maintain industry knowledge and manage your own professional practice within the creative arts industry. The skills which you will gain from this course will be developed through industry observation and you will learn to build industry awareness and networking skills which will be essential when locating employment.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUVIND501B Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Element:

1. Research and apply industry information

Performance Criteria:

1.1 Research the structure and operation of the creative arts industries using appropriate sources

1.2 Research employment obligations and opportunities within the creative arts industries using appropriate sources

1.3 Monitor trends and emerging technologies within the creative arts industries using appropriate sources

1.4 Research laws and regulations affecting the creative arts industries using appropriate sources

1.5 Analyse, critique and share industry information with relevant personnel to assist own decision making and contingency planning

1.5 Evaluate currency and credibility of information sources and ensure research scope is sufficiently broad

1.6 Maintain accurate and comprehensive details of information sources

Element:

2. Maintain effective industry networks

Performance Criteria:

2.1 Participate in networks and associations to maintain high standards of professional practice

2.2 Use network strategies to establish and maintain relationships that enhance own professional practice

2.3 Maintain dialogue with networks to maximise industry contacts and ensure currency and credibility of industry knowledge

2.4 Communicate benefits of network participation to relevant personnel

Element:

3. Enhance professional practice

Performance Criteria:

3.1 Seek feedback from relevant personnel to identify professional development opportunities

3.2 Participate in professional development activities to improve work performance and ensure currency of industry knowledge

3.3 Use industry affiliations and strategic alliances to support and maintain professional practice


Learning Outcomes


On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.

You will have demonstrated the ability to:
•research, analyse, critique and apply industry information
•maintain effective industry networks
•enhance your professional practice.
 


Details of Learning Activities

• lecture and class discussions by industry professionals
• peer learning & sharing of knowledge
• research
• note taking

Out of-class self-directed learner activities for this course include, but are not limited to; private research, revision of notes to reinforce classroom content, preparation for assessment, possible out of class assessment tasks. This will be monitored during classes through question/answer sessions.


Teaching Schedule

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).

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1

From Week 1 to 5, there will be a series of lectures given by industry professionals. These guest speakers will be giving you information on their professional experience and you are encouraged to ask questions. You will be taking notes on what the guest speaker is presenting and sharing and discussing these notes with your peers and with the assessor.

Lecture and class discussion, including presentation from Bek Naim on her career in the Live Production and Technical Services industry

 
2Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careersAssessment 1. In class discussion of notes with your peers and with the assessor.
3Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careersAssessment 1 (cont.) In class discussion of notes with your peers and with the assessor.
4Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careersAssessment 1 (cont.) In class discussion of notes with your peers and with the assessor.
5Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careersAssessment 1 (cont.) In class discussion of notes with your peers and with the assessor.
Assessment 2. Case Study due today


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts

None


References

You are advised to look at the course links and references in Blackboard for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

Your teacher will provide you with the necessary resources in classes but it is recommended that you bring note taking materials and a mobile device ie tablet, laptop, mobile phone.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course will involve demonstration of skills through practical tasks and through demonstrating your knowledge of underpinning theory .


Assessment Tasks

To demonstrate competency in this course you will need to complete all of the following pieces of assessment to a satisfactory standard. You will receive written feedback on all assessment (refer to MyRMIT for assessment criteria).
 

Assessment Tasks
Assessment Task 1. Notes from 3-4 guest speaker discussions

Develop and engage in informed and appropriate arts industry discussion and apply effective interpersonal and communication skills by asking questions and taking notes when entertainment industry professionals present to class.
This assessment is ongoing from Week 2 to 5 and written feedback will be provided when classes finish.

Assessment Task 2. Case Study

Gather information about an entertainment industry professional or company through review/interview/research, using appropriate effective interpersonal and communication skills and knowledge about the entertainment technology industry. You are required to submit your findings as video, audio recording or text.


•If written, please ensure that you have at lease 800 words with pictures
•If on PowerPoint/other then include at least 6 slides
•If you create a website on Google/other then have at least 3 website pages with hyperlinks to the 3 pages
•If submitting an interview, then please record it on video or audio. It should not be more that an hour long and the recoding does not need to be transcribed. Please submit a copy of the original recording and include the details of the interview – where it occurred, when its occurred, how long it went for, who it was with and a copy of the questions


This assessment is due to be submitted in Week 5


Grades that apply to courses delivered and assessed in accordance with competency-based assessment:
CA: Competency Achieved
NYC: Not Yet Competent
DNS: Did not Submit for Assessment
 


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix demonstrates alignment of assessment tasks with the relevant Unit of Competency. These are available through the course contact in Program administration.

Other Information

Please refer to the RMIT student page for extensive information about study support, assessment, extensions, appeals and a range of other matters: rmit.edu.au/students

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.

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.

Credit Transfer and Recognition of Prior Learning (web link)

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process through which people can gain entry to, or credit in, recognised courses based on competencies gained. The competencies may have been gained through experience in the workplace, in voluntary work, in social or domestic activities or through informal or formal training or other life experiences. Recognition of Current Competency (RCC) applies if a student has previously successfully completed the requirements of a unit of competency or module and is now required to be reassessed to ensure that the competency has been maintained.

Assessment and Feedback (web link)

You will receive verbal feedback during scheduled class times, and written feedback from teachers on your work . Where appropriate, this feedback will also include suggestions on how you can proceed to the next stage of developing your projects.

Student Progress (web link)

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

Special consideration for Late Submission (web link)

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. You can apply in writing for up to a week’s extension from your course teacher. If you need a longer extension, you wil need to apply for special consideration.

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism (web link)

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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