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NM2301 - Introduction to Web Design

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: School of Creative Arts (pre 2015)

Not available to students in the BIT or MIT(Extended) programs

This subject is concerned with the production of web page and web sites and includes reference to principles of composition, HTML, file directory and the optimisation of a site via core elements of typography, images, sound and animation. Emphasis will be on creativity and functionality and examples of simple and sophisticated web sites will be reviewed. Students are expect to create web pages that demonstrate their understanding and use of basic design principles and collaborate with students from information technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • ability to interpret efficiently and effectively various design briefs for web site development;
  • high level diagnostic and evaluative strategies in assessing and critiquing web based project performance;
  • high order problem solving and creative insight to address functionality issues;
  • ability to produce web page templates and or functional sites demonstrating ownership and mastery of web site construction;
  • understanding of the value and challenges of working with other disciplines.
Assumed
Knowledge:
It is strongly recommended that students have completed either GA1313 or NM1402, or have foundation skills in design for new media settings.
Prerequisites: 12CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
NM3901 NM2420 CV2400 CP1406 CP1806

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coord/Lect: <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: individual web site project (20%); research assignment and presentation (30%); collaborative web site project (50%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Mr Scott Lahney.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours practicals
Assessment: individual web site project (20%); research assignment and presentation (30%); collaborative web site project (50%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.