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(This unit is available only to students enrolled in A328, A355, A356, A357, A358, A359)
|Unit chair:||T Meyrick|
For students who commenced their course prior to 2011: AAV245 or ACG203
For students commencing from 2011: ACG101 and ACG103
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
In this unit students will explore the areas of icons, signage and way-finding systems. Students will be expected to be reasonably fluent in the Adobe Publishing Suite and will actively research contemporary and historical aspects of visual communication and commercial design as it relates to modern society. Students will be presented with design issues and develop methods and strategies for the generation and production of effective solutions. Topic areas will include map and navigation systems and research into and development of public service campaigns. Students will explore designing for interactivity in environments such as the web (basic HTML and CSS) and examine interactive design workflows. The fundamentals of designing HTML-based web pages and prototypes with the skills of other applications (Photoshop & Illustrator) will be addressed incorporating concepts of way-finding into the web platform.
Assessment 1) 25% research and design project
Assessment 2) 25% design project
Assessment 3) 50% research and design project
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Student Contribution Rate***||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
* Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2010
** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2009
*** Student contribution rate for Commonwealth Supported students who commenced studies from 2008
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.