Visual Communication: Forms & Functions

Course code DESN3000Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Investigates the range of visual communication modes. Research into analysis of particular forms and their functions is undertaken and presented in a form appropriate to a career in professional practice and/or further academic study.

Available in 2014

Callaghan CampusSemester 1
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
ObjectivesOn successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1 critically analyse relevant modes of visual communication
2 present considered opinion and information in a professional form
3 articulate conceptual and theoretical visual communication issues to a professional level.
ContentTopics will be selected from:
1 visual communication forms and function - past and present
2 contemporary professional practices
3 future practice possibilities
4 professional/academic writing
5 research methodology
6 resume and interview preparation
7 design presentation and articulating the design process
Replacing Course(s)NA
TransitionNA
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeDESN1470 and DESN2030.
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Seminar
Tutorial
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Presentations - Individual
Contact HoursTutorial: for 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Lecture: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2014 Course Timetables for DESN3000