Course Title: Use and adapt to changes in technology

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4224

Course Title: Use and adapt to changes in technology

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

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Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to evaluate and adapt to a variety of technological changes within the cultural industries. This knowledge underpins effective performance in all sectors and applies to all people working in these industries

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUSGEN01A Use and adapt to changes in technology


1. Evaluate information about new technology

2. Adapt to changes in the new technology

3. Update knowledge of new technology

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be familiar with how new technologies can impact on your business and have developed some strategies to make use of these technologies.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in practical exercises and projects which involve the use of new technologies and looking at new business models.