The Creative Outlet

Murdoch University's School of Arts would like to offer you the chance to participate in a professional development workshop for Art, Design, Media, Music and Applied Information Technology teachers.

Why attend?

Over the course of the day, you will:

  • Participate in two expert-led technical workshops
  • Learn how to teach your students fun and hands-on creative skills
  • Take home USBs with support materials so you can run these workshops in your classrooms
  • Receive a Certificate of Participation as proof of Professional Development

The details

DateFriday 7th December, 2018
LocationMurdoch University, South Street Campus
Time9:00am until 3:00pm
Cost$50 (includes morning tea and lunch, plus support materials)
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Schedule for the day

9:15amMorning Tea, Meet and Greet
9:30 -11:30am

Workshop One (please choose from one of the following):

Screen Production Pre-production to Post-production: In this workshop you'll discover the creative process of making your very own 30 second film. Topics covered will include narrative construction, story boarding, filming and editing using Premier Pro. OR

Graphic Design Ideation: The design process of developing project concepts using creative methods such as sketching, prototyping, and brainstorming, this ideation workshop is a fun, creative experience you'll be able to run in any classroom. OR

Radio Podcasting: Whether you are only a listener, have trialled a few episodes, or are dreaming of trying this new audio medium out, this workshop gives you the basic tips and tricks from experienced podcasting and radio experts, including skills-based and practical steps to get your show online. OR

Games Art and Design (BEGINNERS SESSION) Unity: Discover how to introduce students to the 3D game creation process by learning the basics of the Unity 3D engine, by making a simple game you can customise. OR

Journalism Social Media and Journalism: The session will involve looking at how to use different social media platforms and applications to tell and promote stories. Discover the different ways journalists use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Reddit to research for stories, promote articles and engage with readers.

12:15 -12:45pmMedia Portfolio Workshop

(Open to all PD attendees) Murdoch University’s Media Portfolio Award admission pathway allows students to enrol in an Arts course based on their motivation and potential for creative aptitude. This is evidenced through the submission of a portfolio showcasing the student’s work. In this session, teachers will learn how to support students wishing to apply to Murdoch University through this pathway.

12:45 -2:45pm

Workshop Two (please choose from one of the following):

Games Art and Design (ADVANCED SESSION) Advanced Game Design with Unity: Extend your Unity knowledge and skills with advanced features and special effects in an Augmented Reality (AR) game project. OR

Sound Sound Design: This session covers the fundamentals of sound design using simple equipment and commonly available software, giving you the skills to teach your students how to create their own original sound effects back in the classroom. OR

Journalism Drone Journalism: Learn the best way to teach drone journalism to your students. We will look at course structure, equipment and you will have the opportunity to fly your very own drone. OR

Photography Dedicated Flash Workshop: In this workshop you'll get to know the basic principles of using a flash unit on and off your camera, rear curtain sync, diffusers and more. It is recommended that attendees have a basic working knowledge of how to use a DSLR camera.

2:45pmFinal Goodbye and Questions