APPLIED DESIGN 4

VPA2AD4

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Applied Design 4 extends a wide range of skills and knowledge in digital technologies using software and platforms appropriate to website development. This subject consolidates proficiencies in the creative use of essential digital tools and design thinking to the professional practice of communication for real-time digital presentation. Industry based briefs extend the investigations to a broad range of practical experiences in preparing graphics suitable for the production of contemporary digital media.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorPaul Morris

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditions CORE subject for ABCAB (Graphic Design) and ABCAM (Graphic Design)

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFresh ideas in PhotoshopRecommendedEvans, P. 1998F AND W PUBLISHING
ReadingsMastering Photoshop CS3 for print design and production,RecommendedLocascio, T. 2007WILEY
ReadingsQuarkXPress book,RecommendedBlatner, D. and Taub, 19944TH EDN, PEACHPIT PRESS

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Apply effective visual communication through considered typographic and image design for web development.

Activities:
Case studies. Workshop, lecture. Blog posts to showcase research and examples of own work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)

02. Consolidate skills and knowledge in 2D imaging, illustration and animation for different platforms.

Activities:
Workshop, lecture. Rationale writing and shared concepts. Blog posts to showcase research and examples of own work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Literacies and Communication Skills (Writing,Speaking)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

03. Exercise creative design thinking and problem solving for industry based practice outcomes.

Activities:
Peer review, interactions. Blog posts to showcase research and examples of own work.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Inquiry and Analytical Skills (Critical Thinking,Creative Problem-solving)
Discipline -Specific Knowledge and Skills (Discipline-Specific Knowledge and Skills)

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Morris

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Animated logo for business or community organisation (1200 word equ)30 01, 03
Talking typography- bring type alive with animated storytelling (1500 word equ)40 01, 02, 03
"Choose your own adventure#- Interactive Animation student directed project (1200 word equ)30 01, 02, 03

Mildura, 2018, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorPaul Morris

Class requirements

Lecture
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop
One 2.0 hours workshop per week on weekdays during the day and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
Animated logo for business or community organisation (1200 word equ)30 01, 03
Talking typography- bring type alive with animated storytelling (1500 word equ)40 01, 02, 03
"Choose your own adventure#- Interactive Animation student directed project (1200 word equ)30 01, 02, 03