ACG103 - Design Skills

Year:

2022 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online) CBD*

Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), CBD*

Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 1-hour class per week, 1 x 2-hour seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 1-hour class (online) per week 1 x 2-hour seminar or equivalent

Note:

*CBD refers to the National Indigenous Knowledges, Education, Research and Innovation (NIKERI) Institute; Community Based Delivery

Content

This unit introduces students to the digital tools necessary for visual communication design through a combination of practical skills and theory exploring the design elements and principles. Students will be introduced to the Adobe imaging suite. Consideration will be given to the theoretical concepts and implications of digital technology as they relate to art and design processes. Techniques include digital mark making, graphic illustration, design elements and principles, creative thinking and layout explored through practical projects.

Unit Fee Information

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