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Publication Design (9633.3)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (191299) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (178331) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (178329) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (164690) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (164687) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (164688) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (162493) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (162490) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (162491) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, ONLINE, UC-MELB (146914) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, NSI-SL (139766) - View
  • Semester 2, 2015, FLEXIBLE, BRUCE (139768) - View

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Syllabus

This unit engages with the notion of publication, as a term to describe a broad field of activity spanning print and screen media. It examines the principles of designing publications for dynamic information sources, connecting contemporary web publication practices with their historical print origins. Students gain critical insight and practical expertise through the process of developing publication templates for both print and screen-based formats.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Demonstrate understanding of contemporary forms of publishing including their technicalities and historical origins;

2. Identify and adopt appropriate conventions and techniques for the visual representation of dynamic information sources in multiple media forms;

3. Demonstrate applied understanding of publication design concepts and techniques for print and screen;

4. Demonstrate expertise in graphic design technology; and

5. Conduct research and analysis, and clearly communicate a rationale for design decisions.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

2 hours per week.

Prerequisites

9292 Web Design and Production.

Corequisites

None

Assumed Knowledge

Understanding of the Adobe Creative suite and basic knowledge of CSS.

Incompatible Units

5668 Graphic Design 1.2.

Equivalent Units

5668 Graphic Design 1.2.



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