This course explores the various roles, functions and applications of visual communication design in contemporary society. It seeks to explore the social significance of visual communication design as a practice that can be frivolous and profound, or ubiquitous and ephemeral.
Availability2017 Course Timetables
- Semester 2 - 2017
This course replaces the following course(s): DESN3000. Students who have successfully completed DESN3000 are not eligible to enrol in DESN2004.
On successful completion of the course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of various roles, functions or applications of visual communication design;
2. Demonstrate a critical awareness of the social significance of various roles, functions or applications of visual communication design;
3. Competently conduct academic research and demonstrate relevant information literacy;
4. Competently express their research findings using appropriate oral presentation techniques and written forms of communication.
Topics will include:
- Visual communication design as educative or informative;
- Visual communication design as entertaining or playful;
- Visual communication as frivolous or wasteful.
Pre-requisite - successful completion of DESN1001 and DESN1002
Presentation: Presentations - Individual
Written Assignment: Essays / Written Assignments
Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 8 Weeks
Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks