APPLIED DESIGN 4

VPA2AD4

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Through assigned projects, students will be able to develop a wide range of essential skills in the area of digital technology. All projects will be taken to laser printing, some projects will be taken to film output in preparation for print. Scanning, re-screening, image manipulation, layers, clipping paths, file management and proofing are essential skills to be mastered in this subject.

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 VPA2AD3

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

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

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Bendigo, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorGeoff Hocking

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 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.Product photography and application to 6-steps ads.(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 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNeil Fettling

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours lecture other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Practical Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours practical other recurrence on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 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.Product photography and application to 6-steps ads.(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