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NM2420 - Interactive Design

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 1
Administered by: College of Arts, Society & Education

In this subject students learn to apply graphic and information design principles to the design and development of interactive media. Students are introduced to information architecture, flowcharting, navigation design, interaction design, usability and optimisation. Original interactive media applications will be studied as exemplars of good practice. Creative-strategic design concepts will be examined in context of contemporary issues of culture and technologies. Students will develop and apply design skills towards the creation of an interactive media project.

Learning Outcomes

  • produce functional interactive works demonstrating ownership and mastery of appropriate construction;
  • apply high order problem solving and creative insight to address functionality issues;
  • interpret efficiently and effectively various design briefs for interactive media development;
  • apply diagnostic and evaluative strategies in assessing and critiquing interactive project performance.
CP1406 CP1806 CP2010 CP5220 CV2400 NM2301 NM3901


Study Period 2, External
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 13 hours lectures - On-Line Lecture
  • 13 hours tutorials - Threaded discussion
  • 13 hours - Video instructionals
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: design project 1 (40%); design project 2 (40%); quiz on lecture material (20%).

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.