Multimedia Industry – Class 7

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Today’s Class

  • Assessment Work
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Assessment Work

Today’s class will be used for assessment work.

Assessment 1

If you had trouble getting responses from businesses please do a refined Google search including your questions with the terms print industry (or similar: Print sector, print employment, print employee, etc). Look for articles and posts about  the print industry and the employment opportunites.

Next formulate your answers to your questions based on your findings. Always state your source of information.

Assessment 2

First look up the definition for the term in question. Fill in the textbook definition, write down the source (book title, author, publisher and year or URL/web address of web page and next write your own definition. There are 47 terms to look up in total. You will need 30 correct answers for a COM.

A tipp: If you cannot find the correct term, do a Google search and include words like:

  • printing terms
  • printing terminology
  • printing industry
  • printing vocabulary

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Multimedia Industry – Class 6

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Today’s Class

  • Assessment 1
  • Assessment 2
  • Feedback

Assessment 1

You will need to complete your questionnaire in today’s class. Have a minimum of 10 questions listed.

The assessment is due next week, so if you could contact businesses asap, either over the phone, in person or by email. If you have any difficulties please speak to me.

Please send more than one e-mail out. You cannot expect everyone to reply to your email.

Your Email:

Make sure to use a professional email address. I would prefer if you would use your Kangan student e-mail, but if you use a Gmail or Hotmail account please ensure that it just has your name in the email address and not the name of your favourite song.

Below is an example of the text you may use in your email:

To Whom It May Concern,

I am currently studying a Cert IV in PGA (Print and Graphic Arts) at Kangan Institute.

I need to research employment opportunities in your industry and was hoping that you could help me with your expertise. Would you be so kind to answer the questions below? There is also an attached document with the questions.

Kind regards,

Name: First and Surname

Email: your email address

Phone: your phone contact number (in case that they have a question)

Report:

You will need to write a report (Task 4). Make sure to write what your findings are, what you learnt from the responses and if there is anything that surprised you. You can make some comparisons between responses and businesses.

Assessment 2

Assessment 2 Multimedia Industry is called a research diary. You need to research and answer all the questions on 8 pages. You will need to supply your own definition, a researched definition, an image and a video. All found material needs to be referenced. See attachment.

Note: Sometimes a video might not help in understanding the term (eg Adobe DreamWeaver). In that case you can write n/a.

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Multimedia Industry – Class 5

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Today’s Class

Assessment

We will use today’s class for you to work on the assessment. I will walk around and look at your progress. We can discuss strategies on how to speak to potential employers on the phone.

Below is a listing of the tasks (as per last week):

Task 1:

Look into the yellow pages and collect details for 20 businesses:

  • List 10 businesses with a print or graphic design background
  • List 10 businesses with a digital media focus. Web, adverts, film and media

Make sure to have business name, type of business, contact details incl email and web address.

Task 2:

Develop a short questionnaire. Have a minimum of 10 questions. Your questions should be able to be answered on the phone or by e-mail.

The aim of your questionnaire is to

  • establish the chances for a Cert IV PGA Graduate and Diploma of PGA Graduate of finding employment and
  • find out what businesses in target industries are looking for in employees.

You can use the questions below to get you started.

  • What skill set are you looking for in an employee (eg Graphic Designer, Print operator…)
  • What soft skills are you looking for in a new employee?
  • In your expert opinion is your industry growing? Please describe (the sectors)!
  • I am [state your age] [gender] [currently studying a Cert IV in PGA at Kangan Institute]. Would I be able to find employment with you?
  • What advice do you have for me?

Task 3:

Interview 2 businesses (one from each group). You need to collect a contact person’s name and their job title. Aim for the highest up in a business. Write all the answers down. It might be a good idea to e-mail them the questionnaire, so that they read it as you ask them.

Make sure to check the spelling of names. Some people may get insulted if you misspell names.

Task 4:

Write a report with your opinion of your findings.

Details:

Hand everything in as a Word document. Include your full name and Student ID. Submit the final product on MyKangan.

Due Dates:

Task 1 + 2: 26/8//13 – We will work on it in class.

Tasks 3 + 4: 9/9/13

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Multimedia Industry – Class 4

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Today’s Class

  • Assessment Task 1
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Assessment Task 1

This assessment is an industry study. You will need to find businesses that you could see yourself work for.

Task 1:

Look into the yellow pages and collect details for 20 business:

  • List 10 businesses with a print or graphic design background
  • List 10 businesses with a digital media focus. Web, adverts, film and media

Make sure to have business name, type of business, contact details incl email and web address.

Task 2:

Develop a short questionnaire. Have a minimum of 10 questions. Your questions should be able to be answered on the phone or by e-mail.

The aim of your questionnaire is to

  • establish the chances for a Cert IV PGA Graduate and Diploma of PGA Graduate of finding employment and
  • find out what businesses in target industries are looking for in employees.

You can use the questions below to get you started.

What skill set are you looking for in an employee (eg Graphic Designer, Print operator…)
What soft skills are you looking for in a new employee?
In your expert opinion is your industry growing? Please describe (the sectors)!
I am [state your age] [gender] [currently studying a Cert IV in PGA at Kangan Institute]. Would I be able to find employment with you?
What advise do you have for me?

Task 3:

Interview 2 businesses (one from each group). You need to collect a contact person’s name and their job title. Aim for the highest up in a business. Write all the answers down. It might be a good idea to e-mail them the questionnaire, so that they read it as you ask them.

Make sure to check the spelling of names. Some people may get insulted if you misspell names.

Task 4:

Write a report with your opinion of your findings.

Details:

Hand everything in as a Word document. Include your full name and Student ID. Submit the final product on MyKangan.

Due Dates:

Task 1 + 2: 26/8//13 – We will work on it in class.

Tasks 3 + 4: 9/9/13

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Multimedia Industry – Class 3

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Today’s Class

  • Printing Methods – Teamwork
    • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Paper Finishes

Printing Methods – Teamwork

We will continue viewing the second presentation/s from last week by Hwan, Nawras and Maryam on: Web, Flexography and Digital Printing.

Paper Finishes

When completed we will look at more print related terminology. Please open the documents below, I will discuss them in class.

Today we will focus on paper finishes. Follow my in-class instructions.

Sources of information:

Print Related – Graphic Design School   MediaWorks-Chapter3

You might also visit the K.W.Doggett Site. The paper sample that I have brought in is from there.

Homework

Well, it is not much of a homework rather than following up on this class :

  • View the presentations of student works below
  • Read through the document: MediaWorks-Chapter3 – pages 2-6 (Page Layout Basics, Paper Stock, Printing Methods)  and write down any questions that you have for class

Student Work

Below are PowerPoint Shows by students researching Printing Processes:

Three Printing Methods by Annabel and Lylah

Three Printing Methods by ‘Hwan’ Sukanit R

Web Printing by Maryam C

Flexography by Nawras S

Multimedia Industry – Class 2

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Today’s Class

  • Printing Methods – Teamwork
    • PowerPoint Presentation
  • Paper Finishes

Printing Methods – Teamwork

Please complete a PowerPoint presentation for last week’s Word document on Printing Processes. Include all the processes mentioned in the file.

We will view the presentations at 10:15am.

NOTE: We did not commence on paper finishes today and will continue with it next week.

Lylah and Anabel presented Lithography, Screen Printing and Gravure.

Hwan, Nawras and Maryam will present next week: Web, Flexography and Digital Printing.

Paper Finishes

When completed we will look at more print related terminology. Please open the documents below, I will discuss them in class.

Today we will focus on paper finishes. Follow my in-class instructions.

Sources of information:

Print Related – Graphic Design School   MediaWorks-Chapter3

You might also visit the K.W.Doggett Site. The paper sample that I have brought in is from there.

Multimedia Industry – Class 4

Today’s class has been conducted on MyKangan. This is the title of the unit on MyKangan:

ICP40210-ICTPGA4N-PRIMU-2013-ICPKN315C-Apply knowledge & requirements of the multimedia sector

Please check for previous weeks and upload all the in-class tasks now.

Please download the assessment task and complete and upload before the due date.

Here is an attachment of that assessment, if you have questions please e-mail me or leave a comment.

CertIV_PGA_Assessm1

Multimedia Industry – Class 3

Let’s try to apply some of the knowledge from the previous weeks and look at what commercial printing methods apply to a small business. Get together in groups of 3 to complete the attached task.

E-mail a copy to me (see e-mail in document). Upload the document to MyKangan (Moodle) and keep a copy of the completed task.

Class 03 Task

Multimedia Industry Class 2

Multimedia Industry Class 1

Multimedia Industry Class 2

Please complete a mind map or PowerPoint presentation for last week’s Word document on Printing Processes. Include all the processes mentioned in the file.

When completed we will look at more print related terminology. Today we will focus on paper finishes. Follow my in-class instructions and afterwards complete the questionnaire below. You can use the supplied resources or the Web.

Class 02 Task – Print Terms 02

Sources of information:

Print Related – Graphic Design School   MediaWorks-Chapter3

Keep a copy of your completed document and upload onto MyKangan asap.

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