Explore design for the web in this minor sequence where the applications and implications of designing for interactivity and the internet are examined. Through practical individual design projects, and peer and industry collaboration you’ll develop insight into web design and its associated history, learning to critically select and apply design ideas, strategy and design thinking methods to make positive contribution to your chosen field. The relationships between design principles, interaction, user experience, user interfaces, responsive media, social media and narrative are examined in an interactive environment led by a team of industry experts and practicing designers. The web design minor is for students who may or may not possess prior experience with HTML and CSS editors or image and design creation/editing software. The outcomes positions students to talk to and about design, interactivity and web technology, to positively discuss their work and the work of others and negotiate with and consult their peers regarding opportunities for problem solving, critical reflection and professional work practices fundamental for business success.
This minor is constructed to introduce the industry standard web/interactive languages, strategic, interactive, energetic and visually imaginative possibilities of web design and interactivity to ensure optimal consumer and audience engagement for all facets of business and industry.
Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Online