APPLIED DESIGN 3

VPA2AD3

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Through assigned projects, students will develop a wide range of skills in digital technologies : photoshop, illustrator, indesign/quark and develop expertise in the creative use of digital tools essential to the professional practice of communication through real-time digital presentation — ensuring a full-working knowledge of production techniques: photography for presentation, typographic application and creative conceptualization through the use of Acrobat, Powerpoint and/or Keynote. Scanning, re-screening, image manipulation, layers, clipping paths, file management and production for real-time presentation are essential skills to be mastered in this unit.

FacultyFaculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorGeoff Hocking

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites VPA1AD2

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsFresh ideas in Photoshop,RecommendedEvans, P. 1998F & W
ReadingsMastering Photoshop CS3 for print design and production,RecommendedLocassio, T. 2007WILEY
ReadingsSoftware essentials for graphic designers,RecommendedGatter, M. 2006YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Hocking

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Design for pre-press: Work & turn CD pack(800 word equivalent)20
Design to cutting form: Box construction.(800 word equivalent)20
Digital essay presentation: Design matters. Powerpoint presentation and hard copy.(800 word equivalent)20
Digital technique: Illustrator/Photoshop/Indesign Magazine Cover(800 word equivalent)20
Digital technique: Photoshop/Acrobat Deconstruction of an advertisement. Six-steps process.(800 word equivalent)20

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
Design for pre-press: Work & turn CD pack(800 word equivalent)20
Design to cutting form: Box construction.(800 word equivalent)20
Digital essay presentation: Design matters. Powerpoint presentation and hard copy.(800 word equivalent)20
Digital technique: Illustrator/Photoshop/Indesign Magazine Cover(800 word equivalent)20
Digital technique: Photoshop/Acrobat Deconstruction of an advertisement. Six-steps process.(800 word equivalent)20