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001 09 11 12 - professional practice - fri

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presentation to year 2 students at HUA

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001 09 11 12 - professional practice - fri

  1. 1. Professional practice Textile Design year 2
  2. 2. role What is your job? What do you do?
  3. 3. goals know what you want
  4. 4. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know?
  5. 5. Connections Keep notes of meetings Personal database and mailing lists Use and build
  6. 6. Visibility Let people know that you exist Illustrate activity Advertise your activities past – present – future Share – give to get
  7. 7. The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get.
  8. 8. The 30 second CV Just as you can develop a minimalist CV highlighting your key points to whet an employer's appetite or attract a funder, it is also useful to have a verbal version of this type of CV to communicate key points.
  9. 9. digital tools Blog Databases – appropriate? Online portfolios Social networks – appropriate? Website Forums – appropriate?
  10. 10. www.blogger.com
  11. 11. www.wordpress.com
  12. 12. www.jotta.com
  13. 13. http://www.artsthread.com/
  14. 14. http://www.artindustri.com
  15. 15. www.artshole.co.uk
  16. 16. www.textilearts.net
  17. 17. www.dedsignscouch.org
  18. 18. www.prospects.ac.uk
  19. 19. www.axisweb.org
  20. 20. www.a-n.co.uk
  21. 21. http://www.a-n.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/92660
  22. 22. http://www.an.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/345238
  23. 23. http://www.an.co.uk/jobs_and_opps/shortcut/article/168331
  24. 24. www.shop.ebay.co.uk
  25. 25. physical tools CV Business card Portfolio Images/statements
  26. 26. expectations of people Personal artistic skills Creative expertise Flexibility Communication skills Initiative Experience Enthusiasm Commitment Reliability
  27. 27. How to make yourself visible Know your audience Make contact Have clear marketing tools and be honest Project a positive image Provide strong references Show your initiative/independence Be aware of the competition
  28. 28. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  29. 29. visibility so How visible are you? Who knows about what you do? Who knows about what you think about?
  30. 30. so role What is your job? What do you do?
  31. 31. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  32. 32. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  33. 33. so role What is your job? What do you do? The “elevator pitch” Compose a single sentence that sums up who you are and where you want to get. Networks What systems/networks do you use now? Who do you know? One thing that you will do as a result of this session.
  34. 34. PowerPoint
  35. 35. "PowerPoint is like a school play - very loud, very slow, and very simple" Edward R. Tufte.
  36. 36. Nelson Mandela did not use PowerPoint to inspire people
  37. 37. First – 1build a good filing system name of project research strand date 001, 002, 003 etc
  38. 38. Next find image you want to work with open in Photoshop image – resize – image size
  39. 39. image resize image size
  40. 40. first consider your story linear narrative chronological thematic
  41. 41. images choose images that you can talk about that are part of your story choose images so that they can be prompts text consider the text as titles
  42. 42. design typography background layout
  43. 43. first open up a new document in PowerPoint save as – PowerPoint 97 - 2003 insert title insert image insert text etc etc etc etc
  44. 44. transitions transitions between frames transitions within frame
  45. 45. performing the presentation images use images as prompts – tell at least one fact per image text do not read off the screen – it is really boring and your audience can read.
  46. 46. task Forum – testing your future Post on the VLE a PowerPoint that presents what you have identified as the activity you will undertake – why – what happened when you tried to do it. 5 slides – you can use image and text. To get feedback undertake the task and post by 23 11 12. Have fun.

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