2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2/Semester 2, 2020 will be online. Physical distancing for coronavirus (COVID-19) will affect delivery of other learning experiences in this unit. Please check your unit sites for announcements and updates one week prior to the start of your trimester or semester.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including weekly engagement with materials
This unit explores the theory and practices of designing for interactivity and the web. Students will critique and design strategic, interactive and energetic solutions that carefully consider site, audience, navigation and engagement. Central to this understanding is the transition from traditional forms of publishing to innovative and contemporary methods of practice.
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit
At the completion of this unit, successful students can:
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Evaluate and apply visual communication design theories and to interactive media platforms
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Effectively engage interactivity through developing content in a style appropriate to target users and audience
GLO5: Problem solving
Identify scope of authoring software by demonstrating and applying information technology skills to assist in solving organisational problems in interactive environments
GLO4: Critical thinking
Analyse, evaluate and generate a range of critical design solutions to often unpredictable and sometimes complex problems. Propose and demonstrate solutions with good judgement and ethical responsibility to authenticity
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO8: Global citizenship
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.
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