Course code AART3420Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Education and ArtsSchool of Creative Arts

Students will produce digital work with research and creative development in the digital Photomedia area. The student will, through independent research and critiques in digital media, foster self reflective work. Students will produce documentation of methods and techniques that will enable the production of high quality art work and vocational material. Students will gain an awareness of the ethical and philosophical concerns of Photomedia. Field work may be included in this course

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2014
Objectives1. To foster the development of creative digital
image production;

2. To encourage independent research into Digital Photomedia concepts and techniques;

3. To present a portfolio of work in reference to the research undertaking;

4. To develop appropriate visual research practices and material;

5. To promote ethical and philosophical concerns within Photomedia;

6. To promote occupational health and safety issues associated with Photomedia.
ContentTopics may include:

Software structures and production parameters;

Investigation and experimentation of software;

Image manipulation and text combinations;

Peripherals, import, export methods and related hardware;

Portfolio production, process journal and research techniques;

Digital camera and image capture and methods and hardware;

Development of critical and analytical skills essential to Photomedia;

Media practice and ethics;

Research and critical appraisal of Digital Photomedia applications:

Health and safety.
Replacing Course(s)n/a
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeAART1400 and AART1410 or equivalent such as DESN1300 and DESN2300
Modes of DeliveryFlexible Delivery / Student Centred Learning
Internal Mode
Teaching MethodsStudio
Assessment Items
JournalStudio journal accounts for 20%
Other: (please specify)Students are expected to attend at least 80% of classes
Studio OutputStudio production accounts for 80%
Contact HoursStudio: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Tutorial: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for AART3420