Introduction to Digital Imaging and New Media

Course code CAPA1101
Not available in 2015
2015 Course Timetables


This course is designed to develop basic skills and conceptual understandings in digital creative arts applications. It provides a practical and theoretical introduction to the basic methods and materials of new media arts with an emphasis on digital photography, digital imaging and software manipulation. This course is also designed to be flexible enough to adapt to new and changing technologies, individual student needs, and individual staffing specialities.



  • Semester 1 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Knowledge of the methods, materials and equipment necessary for digital image capture and manipulation.

2. Skills in the application of digital image capture and manipulation.

3. Aesthetic expression using digital imaging technologies.

4. Familiarity with the historical and conceptual underpinnings of the creative use of digital imaging technologies.


The course will introduce students to the central concepts, historical and critical development of digital and new media arts. Within this context, students will learn about a range of materials and practical methods employed in digital imaging and new media.

Replacing Course(s)

This course replaces the following course(s): ARTC1101. Students who have successfully completed ARTC1101 are not eligible to enrol in CAPA1101.


This course replaces ARTC1101. If you have successfully completed ARTC1101 you cannot enrol in this course.

Assessment Items

Portfolio: Portfolio - to mid-semester

Essay: Essay

Portfolio: Completed Portfolio

Contact Hours



Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term