Course Title: Make a presentation

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2019

Course Code: COMM5928C

Course Title: Make a presentation

School: 650T Vocational Business Education

Campus: City Campus

Program: C6141 - Advanced Diploma of Legal Practice

Course Contact: Robert Sheen

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 5759

Course Contact Email: robert.sheen@rmit.edu.au


Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

Nominal Hours: 30

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 covers the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to prepare, deliver and review a presentation to a target audience.

This unit applies to individuals who may be expected to make presentations for a range of purposes, such as marketing, training, promotions, etc. They contribute well developed communication skills in presenting a range of concepts and ideas.


National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

BSBCMM401A Make a presentation

Element:

1. Prepare a presentation

Performance Criteria:

2.1. Explain and discuss desired outcomes of the presentation with the target audience 2.2. Use presentation aids, materials and examples to support target audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas 2.3. Monitor non-verbal and verbal communication of participants to promote attainment of presentation outcomes 2.4. Use persuasive communication techniques to secure audience interest 2.5. Provide opportunities for participants to seek clarification on central ideas and concepts, and adjust the presentation to meet participant needs and preferences 2.6. Summarise key concepts and ideas at strategic points to facilitate participant understanding

Element:

2. Deliver a presentation

Performance Criteria:

1.1. Plan and document presentation approach and intended outcomes 1.2. Choose presentation strategies, format and delivery methods that match the characteristics of the target audience, location, resources and personnel needed 1.3. Select presentation aids, materials and techniques that suit the format and purpose of the presentation, and will enhance audience understanding of key concepts and central ideas 1.4. Brief others involved in the presentation on their roles/responsibilities within the presentation 1.5. Select techniques to evaluate presentation effectiveness

Element:

3. Review the presentation

Performance Criteria:

3.1. Implement techniques to review the effectiveness of the presentation 3.2. Seek and discuss reactions to the presentation from participants or from key personnel involved in the presentation 3.3. Utilise feedback from the audience or from key personnel involved in the presentation to make changes to central ideas presented


Learning Outcomes



 


Details of Learning Activities

A range of learning activities are planned for this course including self-paced and collaborative classroom-based activities.

The self-paced activities will be delivered through various technology platforms and may include your contribution to wikis and discussion threads, reflective journals, quizzes and interactive sessions.

The collaborative classroom-based activities will include group discussions, group problem-solving activities and opportunities to practice your skills in a simulated/real workplace environment. We expect you to participate and contribute in all scheduled learning activities.

The assessments for this course have been designed to allow you to demonstrate your competence in a variety of ways.

 

TASK 1 (Due Date: Week 6 )

Case report and oral presentation 

This assessment requires you to read and analyse a case relating to the course content, and to prepare a written report which demonstrates your knowledge and understanding of the legal principles of this case. In order to be competent, you need to demonstrate you are working to the industry standard as required of a paralegal working within the area of conveyancing and present the written information in accordance with industry standard. 

This assessment requires you to plan and then deliver a presentation to the class of your findings and obtain effective feedback. In order to pass you will need to demonstrate your planning and delivery of the presentation using effective communication techniques including the methods used to obtain effective feedback. 

TASK 2 (Due Date: Week 10)

Auction/research report 

In order to be deemed competent, you need to demonstrate you are working to the industry standard as required of a paralegal working within the area of conveyancing and present the written information in accordance with industry standard.

This assessment requires you to plan and then deliver a presentation to the class of your findings after you have attended an auction and obtain effective feedback. In order to pass you will need to demonstrate your planning and delivery of the presentation using effective communication techniques including the methods used to obtain effective feedback.

TASK 3 (Due Date: Week 14)

Supervised Assessment

For this Assessment Task you are required to demonstrate your knowledge of all the topics covered in this course by completing an open book in class supervised assessment.   

This assessment will take place during your normal scheduled class time.

Please refer to the individual assessments for more details.

 

You must satisfactorily complete all assessment tasks in order to achieve competency.


Teaching Schedule

Induction Session

Prior to training commencement a program level induction session will be conducted that comprises the following:

  • Program overview and requirements
  • MyRMIT/Canvas
  • Overview of assessment requirements
  • Pre-Training Review including:
    • Recognition of Prior Learning and Credit Transfers
    • Assessment of current skills and knowledge
  • Competency/Grading Criteria
  • Plagiarism
  • Appeals
  • Extensions
  • Feedback
  • Privacy
  • Submission requirements
  • Resubmission policy
  • Where to get support
  • Student responsibilities 

 The Teaching Schedule for this course is as follows. (Please note that this schedule is subject to change)

Note: LAW5719 Apply conveyancing process is co-delivered with COMM5928C Make a presentation.

Students should be enrolled in both courses (unless one has been successfully completed)

The nominal hours associated with this are a guide only and represent the total teaching time and student effort required to successfully complete this course.  This may include not only scheduled classes but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

 Course Schedule

Week

Topics                                                 

           Assessment  

1

Introduction – REVISION – course outline and discussion, Real Estate industry overview, Sale of Land Act

 

2

Real Estate Industry cont’d, and introduction to Contract for Sale of Land documents

Distribute Assessment Task 1 – Case report and presentation

3

Contract of Sale documents, detail examination.

File processes, searches and certificates, conduct of file

Research and prepare case study for assessment in week 6

4

Section 32 Statements requirements

 

5

Contravention of s.32 Sale of Land Act

 

6

Case Report Oral Presentation 

Task 1 In class Case Report Oral Presentation

You will receive the feedback in week 8.  If required, resubmission for this assessment is due by the end of week 9.

 

Distribute Assessment Task 2 – Auction report

Discuss Auction Report Assessment

7

 Deposits, Insurance.

 

8

Research Week for auction assignment and individual teacher consultation

 

9

Domestic Building legislation, Illegal structures, Consumer legislation

 

 

10

Auction Presentations 

Task 2 In Class Assessment

Auction/research Presentations

You will receive the feedback in week 12.  If required, resubmission for this assessment is due by the end of week 13.

 

MID-SEMESTER BREAK

MID-SEMESTER BREAK

11

Adjustments

 

12

 Settlement, Breach of contract

 

13

Revision, practice test questions

 

14

Major assessment – Open Book – all topics

 Task 3 in class OPEN BOOK assessment

 

 

You will receive the feedback in week 12.  If required, re-submission for this assessment is due by the end of week 13.

15

 Review, feedback, resits, re-submissions and deferred assessments

 

16

Review, feedback, resits, re-submissions and deferred assessments

 


Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


References


Other Resources

Recommended text

Conveyancing Victoria 2018/9, Simon Libbis, available from Hybrid Publishers, at student discount (see order form on Canvas)

Students should refer to latest cases and other references, legislation and websites and other relevant information on the course site on Canvas. Students should access the topic notes, the lecture outlines and and other materials prior to classes .

 


Overview of Assessment

Critical aspects for assessment and evidence required to demonstrate competency in this unit

In order to demonstrate competency in this unit, you must provide evidence of:

* preparation, delivery and evaluation of the effectiveness of at least two presentations related to your occupation or area of interest
* knowledge of the principles of effective communication.


Context for assessment

Assessment must ensure:

* access to an actual workplace or simulated environment
* access to office equipment, documentation and resources.


Feedback

Feedback will be provided throughout the semester in class and/or online discussions. You are encouraged to ask and answer questions during class time and online sessions so that you can obtain feedback on your understanding of the concepts and issues being discussed.

You should take note of all feedback received and use this information to improve your learning effectiveness and final performance in the course.

Finally, you can email or arrange an appointment with your teacher to gain more feedback on your progress.


Assessment Tasks

A range of learning activities are planned for this course including self-paced and collaborative classroom-based activities.

The self-paced activities will be delivered through various technology platforms and may include your contribution to wikis and discussion threads, reflective journals, quizzes and interactive sessions.

The collaborative classroom-based activities will include group discussions, group problem-solving activities and opportunities to practice your skills in a simulated/real workplace environment. We expect you to participate and contribute in all scheduled learning activities.

 


Assessment Matrix

The assessment matrix that maps all the assessment is available on CANVAS 

Other Information

Submission Requirements

 

You should:

 

Ensure that you submit assessments on or before the due date. 

  • Ensure that you submit assessments on or before the due date. 
  • Always retain a copy of your assessment tasks. (hard copy and soft copy)
  • When you submit work for assessment at RMIT University you need to use the Assessment task document that includes a declaration and statement of authorship.
  • Each page of your assessment should include footer with your name, student number, the title of the assessment, unit code and title and page numbers.

 

Late Submission Procedures

You are required to submit assessment items and/or ensure performance based assessment is completed by the due dates.

If you are prevented from submitting an assessment item on time, by circumstances outside your control, you may apply in advance to your teacher for an extension to the due date of up to seven calendar days.

More Information:  https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment/extensions-of-time-for-submission-of-assessable-work

Where an extension of greater than seven days is needed, you must apply for Special Consideration.  Applications for special consideration must be submitted no later than FIVE working days after the assessment task deadline or scheduled examination.

More Information: https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment/special-consideration

 

Resubmissions (VET Programs):

If you are found to be unsuccessful in a particular Course Assessment Task (or you do not submit/attend) you will be allowed one resubmission.  Your teacher will provide feedback regarding what you need to do to improve and will set a new deadline for the resubmission. 

If you are still not meeting the assessment requirements you must apply to your Program Manager in writing outlining the steps you will take to demonstrate competence in your course. Your submission will be considered by the Program Team and you will be advised of the outcome as soon as possible.

Grading & re-submissions

Successful re-submissions will contribute a CAG only (Competency Achieved Grading) result to your overall grade for the course.

 

Adjustments to Assessment

In certain circumstances students may be eligible for an assessment adjustment. For more information about the circumstances under which the assessment arrangements might be granted please access the following website:

https://www.rmit.edu.au/students/student-essentials/assessment-and-exams/assessment/adjustments-to-assessment

 

Marking Guide (Competency):

 

You must demonstrate that you have all the required skills/knowledge/elements in the unit of competency you are studying.

 

You will receive feedback on each assessment task that will inform you about your progress and how well you are performing.

 

 

Marking Guide (Grading)

 

After achieving competency we then grade your performance in the unit and you will achieve one of the following grades:

 

Final Grades table:

 

 

CHD

Competent with High Distinction

 

 

CDI

Competent with Distinction

 

 

CC

Competent with Credit

 

 

CAG

Competency Achieved – Graded

 

 

CA

Competency Achieved – Not Graded

 

 

NYC

Not Yet Competent

 

 

DNS

Did Not Submit for assessment

 

    

 

 

Further information regarding the application of the grading criteria will be provided by your teacher.

 

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