Visual Comm Principles 1

Course code DESN1100Units 10Level 1000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Aims to teach basic visual communication skills, building a knowledge of principles, materials and equipment and an understanding of the visual communication profession.

Not available in 2014

Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesOn completion of this module, students should be able to:

1 demonstrate an understanding of basic design elements and principles;
2 exhibit a developing visual vocabulary;
3 display basic skills in layout, lettering and typography;
4 to communicate using the specific language of the visual communication profession.
5 to safely use, care and maintain art equipment.
Content1 Strategies for building a visual vocabulary
2 Basic layout
3 Typography and lettering
4 Drawing and illustrative techniques
5 Visual and verbal presentation techniques
6 Basic professional practice
7 Elements and principles.
Replacing Course(s)N/A
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeNil
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsProblem Based Learning
Student Projects
Assessment Items
Contact HoursStudio: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term