Exploration of Digital Visuals (9762.3)
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|School Of Arts And Communications||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 2 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Students will learn to research key information on contemporary artists and their use of digital visual technology. Digital art will be discussed and situated within contemporary culture.
The broad base of study here provides the foundation for further studies involving digital technologies and processes. It provides the basis for the understanding and integration of digital imaging techniques within visual arts practice.
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Employ a variety of software and media formats to explore digital image capture, manipulation and presentation;
2. Review your application of software, media and processes;
3. Identify key information on contemporary artists and their use of digital visual technology;
4. Produce an e-folio of resolved digital projects that demonstrate an informed use of software and media formats; and
5. Employ communication skills in an academic and/or creative context.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
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Students are expected to attend and actively participate in all lectures and tutorials. If a student misses lectures or tutorials, regardless of reason, it may negatively impact upon their assessment, due to them having missed important educational information and material. Announcements that are made at lectures, and via Canvas, are deemed to be made to the whole group.
Required IT skills
Students require a general computing skills in applications such as word, PowerPoint and basic internet search capability.
Work placement, internships or practicums