COMM710 – Communications 710

Module code
Module title
Communications 710
To enable students to critically research, curate, create and integrate content in response to users’ needs. Students will develop skills in order to significantly contribute towards the completion of multidisciplinary team projects.
  • BM1801
  • CO0005
NZQA Level
Level 7
NZQA Credits
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Directed hours
Self directed hours
Total learning hours
Resources required
Teaching and Learning Strategy
Blended – high Project, Inquiry and Studio based learning. Other methods will involve online activities, ePortfolio, tutorials, lectures, workshops, group activities, guest speakers, field trips, critiques, collaborative projects, as appropriate
Learning Outcomes
1. Demonstrate ability to act and think independently through a critically reflective process
2. Articulate and justify the curation of selected resources
3. Demonstrate a broad range of creative solutions in constrained, complex, and ambiguous contexts
4. Critically analyse codes and conventions of relevant disciplines locally and globally
5. Critically select and apply appropriate communication tools and practices in response to a project brief
6. Pitch creative ideas to relevant stakeholders in a professional capacity
7. Prototype and critically evaluate possible disruptive solutions
8. Critically analyse, curate, create and integrate existing and potential content in response to a project brief
9. Demonstrate a significant contribution towards the completion of multidisciplinary team projects
10. Demonstrate leadership in the identification and application of the principles and practices of Te Tiriti o Waitangi within projects
• Domain history
• Contextual research skills
• Domain-specific tools and practices
• Communication skills
• Interpersonal skills
• Critical thinking skills
• Problem solving skills
• Te Tiriti o Waitangi in relation to creative and media domains
Assessment Criteria
The portfolio is comprised of multiple components. Students must complete all assessments and gain an overall mark of 50% in order to pass this module.
Learning and Teaching Resource
? Studio and client presentation spaces
? Domain-specific software and tools, including industry-spec computers.