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QUESTION 6

REVISION FOR 'PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE' QUESTION  

IN 2010 (
and 2011) EXAM - QUESTION 6 was the 'PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE' question.
This question is linked to VCE Visual Communication and Design Unit 3 Outcome 3.

The Report on the 2010 VCE EXAM included statistics about how well (or poorly) students answered
each part of each question.
THE STATISTICS FOR QUESTION 6 ARE ALARMING.
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Each year the Report makes comments about the apparent lack of learning and understanding that
should come from students undertaking UNIT 3, Outcome 3.
There obviously has to be some
teaching and revision in the classroom
rather than just relying on students doing their own
research (sometimes very limited) and presentation.
(My personal opinion - David)

There are very relevant resources available on the following
MELBOURNE MUSEUM'S TOP DESIGNS WEB PAGES
Top Designs Inside Professional Practice
Join us in conversation with some of Melbourne’s best young designers, and get a unique insight into their own
professional practises. Learn about their unique approaches to clients and design briefs, see how they research and
develop their ideas and discover how they produce and evaluate their final products. This section has been designed for
VCE Visual Communication and Design Unit 3 Outcome 3 and VCE Design and Technology Unit 1 Outcome 1.

Stuart McFarlane, Industrial Designer
Will Mahon, Communication Designer
CJ Baxter, Alternative Fashion Designer
Kerrie Thornton, Cake Designer

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EXTERNAL WEBSITE

Each designer was asked to answer the same set of questions.
DID YOUR STUDENTS FIND THE ANSWERS TO THESE QUESTIONS WHEN
THEY UNDERTOOK UNIT 3 OUTCOME 3?

1. How do you get new business?

2. Tell us about some of your clients.

3. How do you establish the needs of your clients/products?

4. How do you make use of design briefs in your work?

5. What methods of research do you use?

6. How do you develop your design ideas?

7. How do you decide on the best design option?

8. How involved are you in the production of the final design?

9. Which other professional practitioners do you collaborate with?

10. How do you evaluate your work?