School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Computing for Arts Management
  • Unit Code

    ADM1320
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    1
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit aims to provide students with familiarity and competence in the use of the most commonly used computing platforms and applications encountered in an arts organization. In particular, students will build their skills in: the use of common productivity applications for the production of documentation and digital presentations, and engaging in networked communications; critical use of online resources for effective research and information gathering; and managing the particularities of maintaining an organisation's web presence.

Prerequisite Rule

For COURSE_CODE NOT IN Y20 Do
Permission required
Otherwise
true

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded PAM1029

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an appropriate level of online information research skills.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of arts company written communications by producing business documents to a professional standard.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in commonly used arts workplace productivity application such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Outlook.
  4. Employ a variety of digital media tools to deliver presentations of relevance to an arts workplace.

Unit Content

  1. Enhanced software features that allow for importing into the one document images, text, graphics etc from other applications.
  2. Maintaining a web site.
  3. Operating systems and cross-platform issues.
  4. Research processes using the World Wide Web and library databases.
  5. Software applications involving word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and presentation support.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures and workshops.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentWord processing and spreadsheet exercise20%
AssignmentWord processing, spreadsheet and database exercise35%
ReportOrganisation report45%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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School: Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts

This unit information may be updated and amended immediately prior to semester. To ensure you have the correct outline, please check it again at the beginning of semester.

  • Unit Title

    Computing for Arts Management
  • Unit Code

    ADM1320
  • Year

    2017
  • Enrolment Period

    2
  • Version

    2
  • Credit Points

    15
  • Full Year Unit

    N
  • Mode of Delivery

    On Campus
  • Unit Co-ordinator

    Dr Helen Kathryn RUSAK

Description

This unit aims to provide students with familiarity and competence in the use of the most commonly used computing platforms and applications encountered in an arts organization. In particular, students will build their skills in: the use of common productivity applications for the production of documentation and digital presentations, and engaging in networked communications; critical use of online resources for effective research and information gathering; and managing the particularities of maintaining an organisation's web presence.

Prerequisite Rule

For COURSE_CODE NOT IN Y20 Do
Permission required
Otherwise
true

Equivalent Rule

Unit was previously coded PAM1029

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate an appropriate level of online information research skills.
  2. Demonstrate an understanding of the requirements of arts company written communications by producing business documents to a professional standard.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in commonly used arts workplace productivity application such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access and Outlook.
  4. Employ a variety of digital media tools to deliver presentations of relevance to an arts workplace.

Unit Content

  1. Enhanced software features that allow for importing into the one document images, text, graphics etc from other applications.
  2. Maintaining a web site.
  3. Operating systems and cross-platform issues.
  4. Research processes using the World Wide Web and library databases.
  5. Software applications involving word processing, spreadsheets, databases, email and presentation support.

Teaching and Learning Processes

Lectures and workshops.

Assessment

GS1 GRADING SCHEMA 1 Used for standard coursework units

Students please note: The marks and grades received by students on assessments may be subject to further moderation. All marks and grades are to be considered provisional until endorsed by the relevant Board of Examiners.

ON CAMPUS
TypeDescriptionValue
AssignmentWord processing and spreadsheet exercise20%
AssignmentWord processing, spreadsheet and database exercise35%
ReportOrganisation report45%

Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005)

For the purposes of considering a request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Commonwealth 2005), inherent requirements for this subject are articulated in the Unit Description, Learning Outcomes and Assessment Requirements of this entry. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the support for students with disabilities or medical conditions can be found at the Student Equity, Diversity and Disability Service website.

Academic Misconduct

Edith Cowan University has firm rules governing academic misconduct and there are substantial penalties that can be applied to students who are found in breach of these rules. Academic misconduct includes, but is not limited to:

  • plagiarism;
  • unauthorised collaboration;
  • cheating in examinations;
  • theft of other students’ work;

Additionally, any material submitted for assessment purposes must be work that has not been submitted previously, by any person, for any other unit at ECU or elsewhere.

The ECU rules and policies governing all academic activities, including misconduct, can be accessed through the ECU website.

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