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NM2420 - Interactive Design

Credit points: 3
Year: 2015
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 new 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

  • 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;
  • produce functional interactive works demonstrating ownership and mastery of appropriate construction.
Prerequisites: (NM1400 OR NM1401 OR NM2901) AND (NM2400 OR NM2403 OR NM3407) AND 6CP OF LEVEL 1 SUBJECTS
CP2010 CP5220 NM3901 NM2301 CV2400 CP1806 CP1406


Townsville, Study Period 2, Internal
Census Date 27-Aug-2015
Coordinator: <Person not found>
Lecturer: Mrs Eileen Siddins.
Workload expectations:
  • 13 hours lectures
  • 26 hours - Tutorials and Practicals
Assessment: individual interactive project (40%); collaborative group projects (60%).

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