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DIS3906

Faculty of Art and Design

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Art and Design
OfferedNot offered in 2010
Coordinator(s)Vince Dziekan

Synopsis

This unit introduces students to digital publishing within art and design studio practices. It builds sequentially upon the skills and knowledge of electronic design by providing a focus upon digital methods of publication. Students explore digital workflow through a variety of software applications and a range of delivery options for digital publishing with increasing confidence, proficiency and technical understanding of demands required across the development, creation and realisation of networked publishing outcomes.

Objectives

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  1. skillfully and insightfully conceive, develop, create, compose and output digital publications;
  2. explore digital workflow through a variety of software applications and range of delivery options for digital publishing with increasing confidence and proficiency;
  3. produce creative digital publications with an increased conceptual understanding of hypertext forms and visual communication;
  4. demonstrate increased technical understanding of demands required across the development, creation and realization of networked publishing outcomes;
  5. display an increasingly personalized artistic expression and sophisticated creative digital media approach which can be applied to self-promotion and publishing strategies for marketing and visual communication;
  6. observe and employ occupational health and safety principles and rules appropriate to studio practice.

Assessment

Exercises: 30%; Project: 60%; Journal: 10%

Contact hours

12 hours per week including 4 contact hours (1 hour lecture plus 3 hours tutorial) and 8 independent study hours.

Prerequisites

OHS1000 and DIS2909