Course Title: Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term2 2015

Course Code: GRAP5294C

Course Title: Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

School: 320T Architecture & Design

Campus: City Campus

Program: C5333 - Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration

Course Contact : Jennifer Crowley

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Contact Email:design.ve@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Accelerated Coordinator: Jenni Woods Jennifer.woods@rmit.edu.au

Teacher: Jane Mancini jane.mancini@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

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to explore and creatively apply the design process to the development of 2 dimensional (2D) forms.
No licensing, legislative, regulatory or certification requirements apply to this unit at the time of endorsement.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBDES302A Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D forms

Element:

Source information on 2-dimensional design

Performance Criteria:

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">1.1.Identify and access relevant sources of information on 2-dimensional design</font></font>

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<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">1.2.Evaluate and collate information to build a knowledge of 2-dimensional design</font></font>

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Element:

Explore the creative design process for 2-dimensional forms

Performance Criteria:

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">2.1.Use creative thinking techniques to generate a range of ideas and options</font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">2.2.Use experimentation to explore and challenge a range of different ideas</font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">2.3.Challenge assumptions, reflect on ideas and refine approaches</font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">2.4.Consciously change perspective, and evaluate ideas and situations in new ways</font></font><font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye"> </font></font>

Element:

Communicate concepts or ideas through application of design processes to 2-dimensional forms

Performance Criteria:

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">3.1.Investigate and reflect on how a particular concept or idea might be </font></font><font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">communicated in a 2-dimensional form</font></font><font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye"> </font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">3.2.Select materials, tools and equipment relevant to the realisation of the concept or idea</font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">3.3.Apply a creative design process to produce a range of 2-dimensional concept realisations</font></font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">3.4.Reflect on own application of design process and success in communicating the concept or idea</font></font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">3.5.Seek and obtain feedback from others about the 2-dimensional form and its success in communicating the concept or idea</font></font></font>

<font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye"><font size="2" face="06lye">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</font></font></font>


Learning Outcomes


This unit applies to individuals who apply the creative design process to the development of 2-dimensional forms. The unit underpins many other specialised design units.


Details of Learning Activities

Note: This unit is clustered with GRAP 5356C Prepare a materials board for client presentation. 

Activities will include:

  • Class exercises to review discussions/lectures
  • Practical demonstrations
  • Analysis /critique of relevant reading material
  • Design activities or projects
  • Peer teaching and class presentations
  • Group discussion
  • Online research
  • Independant project based work
  • Teacher directed group activities
  • Class exercises to review discussions
  • Workshopping of student projects

Self-Directed Learning
Some activities will include a self-directed learning approach; self-directed learning refers to organised activities
that students undertake independently, either as individuals or with other students that are supervised by a teacher.
This may include workplace research, library assignments. Field trips and work placements.


Teaching Schedule

WEEKGRAP5294C Explore and apply the creative design process to 2D formsELEMENTSDUE DATEGRAP5356C Prepare a materials board for client presentationELEMENTSDUE DATE
COURSE CONTENTCOURSE CONTENT
1

Introduction to course Procedure & processes. Tasks & activities, equipment CITY WALK

1    
CERES walk _The elements & principles design
2

 CERES + City Walk review and discussion.
The elements & principles design
Evaluation of principles and Elements
 

TASK 1 - Writing and editing Design Statements

 1,2,3    
- Writing and editing Design Statements- review statements
3  

Submission of
TASK 1 design tatement

 TASK 2 - presentation Board
Collecting, organising, recording and communication
 
 1,2

 

Introduction to grid arrangements mark ups of sample board
4    Rough layouts of final board - document photographically for visual dairy 1,2,3 
Review layouts/ scale / content/legend
5      
TASK 3 RUG DESIGN briefing session
Studio lecture about the History of rugs and rug design
 
1,2,3  1.2.3SUBMIT TASK 2 - presentation board
6 Visual Diary - Brainstorming - Review and evaluation of ideas and research
The design process and visual diary studio work
 
 1,2,3    
Investigation & exploration
7 Review and evaluation of exploration
- visual diary
 1,2,3   1 
Review rug designs
 
3 Review content for oral presentation - visual diary
       
8 Review rug designs. Rough layouts of final boards - document photographicall in visual diary. 3  Rough layouts of final rug boards- document photographically for visual dairy 3 
       
9Submission today across both units

TASK 3 RUG DESIGN
TASK 4 VISUAL DIARY
             

 1,2,3

Submission of
TASK 3- RUG DESIGN
           


TASK 4- VISUAL DIARY

 

Submission today across both units

 TASK 3b RUG DESIGN - oral presentation -


           
 

 1,2,3Submission of
TASK 3- RUG DESIGN

Oral presentation
           

 Please note: While your teacher will cover all the material outlined in the Weekly Outline, the weekly order is subject to change depending on class needs and availability of speakers and resources.
Refer to folder for weekly course notes on MyRMIT / Blackboard


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References

You are advised to look at the course myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.


Other Resources

You are advised to look at the course at myRMIT site for ongoing updated information.

The University Library has extensive resources for Interior Design and Decoration students.
The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your
studies http://rmit.libguides.com/interiordecoration
The Library provides guides on academic referencing http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing
and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian


Overview of Assessment

Evidence of the following is essential:
• production of a range of samples or concept realisations which show the creative application of processes to 2-dimensional forms
• knowledge of the design process as it applies to 2-dimensional work.


Assessment Tasks

Assessment Task 1
Design Statement - due week 3

Assessment Task 2
Is delivered and assessed for the clustered unit GRAP5356C Prepare a Materials Board for Client Presentation

Assessment Task 3a
Rug Design- due week 9
Assessment Task 3b - oral presentation is assessed for the clustered unit GRAP 5356C Prepare a Materials Board for Client Presentation

Assessment Task 4
Visual diary - due week 9

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 be successful in this course.
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:
Pick the following link to access the Student feedback webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse/Staff%2FWorkplace%20essentials%2FStudent,%20program%20and%20course%20administration%2F;ID=km6d4uzduuom;STATUS=A)

Student Progress
Monitoring academic progress is an important enabling and proactive strategy to assist you to achieve your learning potential.
Pick the following link to access the Student progress policy webpage
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=vj2g89cve4uj1)

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.
Pick the following link for Cover sheet for submission of works
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/s1llva641yxuz.pdf)

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.
Pick the following link for details on applying for Special consideration
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=g43abm17hc9w)
Further links - Application for extension of time
(http://mams.rmit.edu.au/seca86tti4g4z.pdf)

Academic Integrity and Plagiarism
RMIT University has a strict policy on plagiarism and academic integrity.
Pick the following link for more information Academic Integrity
(http://www1.rmit.edu.au/browse;ID=kw02ylsd8z3n)

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