Course Title: Maintain and apply creative arts industry knowledge

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2016

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:

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">1.1 Research the structure and operation of the creative arts industries using appropriate sources<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">1.2 Research employment obligations and opportunities within the creative arts industries using appropriate sources<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">1.3 Monitor trends and emerging technologies within the creative arts industries using appropriate sources<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">1.4 Research laws and regulations affecting the creative arts industries using appropriate sources<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">1.5 Analyse, critique and share industry information with relevant personnel to assist own decision making and contingency planning<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">1.5 Evaluate currency and credibility of information sources and ensure research scope is sufficiently broad<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">1.6 Maintain accurate and comprehensive details of information sources<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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Element:

2. Maintain effective industry networks

Performance Criteria:

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">2.1 Participate in networks and associations to maintain high standards of professional practice<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">2.2 Use network strategies to establish and maintain relationships that enhance own professional practice<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">2.3 Maintain dialogue with networks to maximise industry contacts and ensure currency and credibility of industry knowledge<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">2.4 Communicate benefits of network participation to relevant personnel<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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3. Enhance professional practice

Performance Criteria:

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">3.1 Seek feedback from relevant personnel to identify professional development opportunities<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">3.2 Participate in professional development activities to improve work performance and ensure currency of industry knowledge<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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<font size="3"><font face="Times New Roman">3.3 Use industry affiliations and strategic alliances to support and maintain professional practice<o:p></o:p></font></font>

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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

• guest lectures and class discussions
• peer learning
• industry research

Out of class self-directed learning activities include but are not limited to; revision and editing of class notes, private research, project work and preparation for assessment. It may also include assessment tasks out of class. 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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Lecture and class discussion on the industry, including a presentation from Bek Naim on her career in the Live Production and Technical Services industry.

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 in industry and you are expected to ask questions. You will be taking notes and sharing these notes with your assessor.

 

 
2Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careers

Ask questions, take notes and show them to your assessor

 

3Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careers

Ask questions, take notes and show them to your assessor

 

4Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careers

Ask questions, take notes and show them to your assessor

 

5Special guest presentations from professionals in the Live Production and Technical Services industry on their careers

Ask questions, take notes and show them to your assessor

 


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.

Assessment Tasks

Notes from 3-4 guest speaker discussions

Develop and engage in informed and appropriate arts industry discussion and apply effective communication skills and analysis by asking questions and taking notes when entertainment industry professionals present to class.

This assessment is ongoing from Weeks 2 to 5 and written feedback will be provided when classes finish.

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

The marking guide used for the assessment criteria can be found on the course Blackboard site.


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

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