Course Title: Collaborative Engagement
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Collaborative Engagement
Credit Points: 12.00
350H Fashion & Textiles
Sem 1 2021,
Sem 1 2022
Course Coordinator: Rebecca Van Amber
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3992 59157
Course Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator Location: 513.01.003
Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
Required Prior Study
You should have satisfactorily completed MANU2502 Introduction to Sustainable Innovation before you commence this course.
Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.
Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning.
Note: it is a condition of enrolment at RMIT that you accept responsibility for ensuring that you have completed the prerequisite/s and agree to concurrently enrol in co-requisite courses before enrolling in a course.
For your information go to RMIT Course Requisites webpage.
In this course you will work in a team on a project that sits at the intersection of design, art, technology and science to identify and develop a solution for a critical sustainable or ethical issue within the fashion industry. You will develop skills for project management and understanding team dynamics, including strategies for conﬂict resolution. Through this project you will reﬂect on your interpersonal skills and how you work with others.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
Program Learning Outcomes
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:
PLO2: Critically analyse, synthesise and reflect on sustainable innovation in both local and international contexts.
PLO4: Communicate using diverse formats and strategies with stakeholders within and external to your discipline.
PLO5: Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental and social awareness and ethical and reflective practice.
PLO6: Apply initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in your practice or future study.
Course Learning outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
CLO 1: Propose, develop, plan a team project to solve a ‘wicked’ problem within the fashion industry.
CLO 2: Generate, test and compare multiple solutions to allow for the comparison of diﬀerent project outcomes.
CLO3: Discuss, reflect upon and understand your personal approach to collaboration and teamwork.
CLO 4: Identify and apply eﬀective strategies for working with others, and practice giving and receiving constructive feedback.
Overview of Learning Activities
Your learning will be facilitated via a range of in-class and online activities that will require both individual and collaborative engagement. Class activities will promote your ability to propose, investigate, plan, analyse, and realise sustainable innovative fashion and textile solutions.
Overview of Learning Resources
RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.
RMIT Library provides extensive resources for fashion and textiles students.
Search the library and consult the Fashion and Textiles Subject Guides for more information.
The library also provides guides on academic referencing and assistance is available via phone, chat and email.
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 tasks are directly aligned with each Course Learning Outcome. They are as follows:
Assessment Task 1: Project Proposal & pitch (30%) CLO 1 and CLO 4
Assessment Task 2: Group project (30%) CLO 1, CLO 2 and CLO 4
Assessment Task 3: Individual reﬂection (40%) CLO 3 and CLO 4
Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.
If you have a long-term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to various aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.