Portfolio development courses
Participants will work towards units from the UAL Level 3 Diploma and Extended Diploma in Creative Media Production & Technology, designed to provide students with the knowledge, skills and understanding necessary to access and progress to degree level study or employment in the media sector. Held over 10 weeks of 3 hr evening sessions. The Unit that requires participants, through a process of research, dialogue, reflection and evaluation, to identify and prepare for specific Higher Education or employment progression routes appropriate to their ambitions. It will give participants the opportunity to explore aspects of entrepreneurship and marketing and enable them to demonstrate the practical, intellectual and communication skills necessary for progression. The short courses will provide students with opportunities to develop and utilise broad, transferable skills by encouraging an ethos of personal and professional development. These include: Initiative independent inquiry : Creative thinking : Reflective learning : Team-working : Self-management : Effective participation : Problem solving & Communication. Participants will be expected to develop their personal practice with 35 hrs of independent work. Portfolios would typically include personal reflective journals, workbooks, notebooks, blogs, research portfolios, written critiques, essays, presentations, moving image and digital recordings.