Course Title: Communication Technologies 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Communication Technologies 1

Credit Points: 12.00

Important Information:

Please note that this course may have compulsory in-person attendance requirements for some teaching activities. 

To participate in any RMIT course in-person activities or assessment, you will need to comply with RMIT vaccination requirements which are applicable during the duration of the course. This RMIT requirement includes being vaccinated against COVID-19 or holding a valid medical exemption. 

Please read this RMIT Enrolment Procedure as it has important information regarding COVID vaccination and your study at RMIT: https://policies.rmit.edu.au/document/view.php?id=209

Please read the Student website for additional requirements of in-person attendance: https://www.rmit.edu.au/covid/coming-to-campus 


Please check your Canvas course shell closer to when the course starts to see if this course requires mandatory in-person attendance. The delivery method of the course might have to change quickly in response to changes in the local state/national directive regarding in-person course attendance. 


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

ARCH1376

City Campus

Undergraduate

320T Architecture & Urban Design

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 2 2016,
Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017,
Sem 2 2018,
Sem 1 2019,
Sem 2 2019

ARCH1376

City Campus

Undergraduate

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2020,
Sem 2 2020,
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 2 2021

ARCH1376

City Campus

Undergraduate

515T Creative Industries

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2022,
Sem 2 2022

Course Coordinator: Jennifer Crowley

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4819

Course Coordinator Email: jenny.crowley@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: City campus

Course Coordinator Availability: Monday to Friday


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will explore and develop a range of documentation and digital representation skills.

To develop your knowledge of the technical aspects of documentation, you will use hand drafting, image manipulation and digital presentation.

You will be introduced to 2D computer aided design and gain familiarity in interpreting, producing and utilizing current Australian Standards for architectural documentation.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

In this course you will develop the following program outcomes:

  • Communicate your ideas and designs through a broad range of technology and presentation techniques to a range of stakeholders including clients and relevant industry practitioners


Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Use the correct equipment, tools and appropriate software to visually communicate design concepts.
  • Produce small project documentation and interior detailing.
  • Produce digital interior ideas and perspectives for use in all stages of the design process
  • Explore and develop hand skills as a communication tool.


Overview of Learning Activities

Learning activities will include supervised project work, independent investigation, site visits, demonstrations, audio visual presentations, online learning, studio work and guest presenter demonstrations.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

Learning resources will include audio-visual presentations, library references, architectural and interior design websites, interface & activity via myRMIT learning and support material, including relevant Australian Standards.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Assessment may include a range of activities such as in-class exercises, portfolio, digital models, presentations and individual / group projects.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

Assessment tasks in this course are either formative or summative. Formative tasks provide the basis for ongoing feedback and can be considered essential building blocks for the more substantial summative assessment tasks. Summative assessment tasks in this course are graded.

Assessment Task 1 Workshop - Portfolio (30%)

 

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Use the correct equipment, tools and appropriate software to visually communicate design concepts.
  • Explore and develop hand skills as a communication tool.


Assessment Tas1 Digital Concept development and presentation (25%)

 

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Use the correct equipment, tools and appropriate software to visually communicate design concepts.
  • Produce digital interior ideas and perspectives for use in all stages of the design process


Assessment Task 2 Workshop - Orthographic Drawings (20%)

 

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Produce small project documentation and interior detailing.
  • Explore and develop hand skills as a communication tool.


Assessment Task 2 Digital - Concept Presentation (25%)

This task relates to the following course learning outcomes:

  • Use the correct equipment, tools and appropriate software to visually communicate design concepts.
  • Produce digital interior ideas and perspectives for use in all stages of the design process


If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures: http://www1.rmit.edu.au/policies/assessment-policy