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AIM727 - Exhibitions

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Enrolment modes:(B, X)
Credit point(s):1
Offerings: Trimester 2
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Witcomb

Note:

Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.

Content

Module 1: The role and function of the Exhibition
  • Interpretation and communication theory

  • Audience development, understanding visitors' needs and interests

  • Exhibition environment

  • Range and use of exhibits

  • Role of publications and support materials
Module 2: The Exhibit Planning Process
  • Writing exhibition policy

  • Developing communication objectives, ideas and themes

  • Audience involvement in concept development

  • Budget framing and timeline development

  • Team assembly

  • Arranging loans

  • Touring programs

  • Understanding exhibit elements and display techniques

  • Design brief preparation and designer selection.
Module 3: Exhibition Project Management
  • Managing human and financial resources and timelines

  • Managing fabrication and installation procedures

  • Coordinating touring itineraries

  • Planning the opening and future operating environment

  • Assessing effectiveness of exhibit elements and audience impact.

Assessment

Three assignments: 2x2000 words each, 40% each and x1 1000 words, 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Student Contribution Rate***Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$680$680$680$1950$2513

* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
**** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2005
***** Fee rate for students who commenced studies from 2006
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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