NM1401 - Introduction to Graphic Design
|Student Contribution Band:
||School of Creative Arts
Available to all students
This subject introduces the basic elements of design, effective visualisation and
communication, thereby providing students with fundamental principles of graphic design
for new media. Manual and digital tools are used as the basis for ideas formulation
and testing for digital media projects. The history of Australian graphic design and
contemporary practice is explored through a team-based investigative research project.
- using the appropriate language of visual communication, demonstrated ability to critique
individual design projects for their aesthetic and functional effectiveness;
- demonstrated understanding of the fundamental principles of graphic design for new
- demonstrated understanding of the relationship between design elements and effective
visualisation and communication.
- The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
- The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments,
and to reason and deploy evidence clearly and logically;
- The ability to find and access information using appropriate media and technologies;
- The ability to select and organise information and to communicate it accurately, cogently,
coherently, creatively and ethically;
- The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and
professional ethics from at least one discipline area;
- The ability to speak and write clearly, coherently and creatively;
- The ability to work individually and independently;
- The ability to select and use appropriate tools and technologies;
- The ability to use online technologies effectively and ethically.
Study Period 1,
|Census Date 22-Mar-2012
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- 13 hours lectures
- 26 hours tutorials
||design projects (60%); group project/research (20%); quiz (20%).
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