Course Title: 2D Design

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: 2D Design

Credit Points: 12


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COSC2178

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2008,
Sem 2 2009,
Sem 2 2010,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016

COSC2533

RMIT Vietnam Saigon Sth Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Viet2 2010,
Viet3 2010,
Viet1 2011,
Viet2 2011,
Viet3 2011,
Viet1 2012,
Viet2 2012,
Viet3 2012,
Viet1 2013,
Viet2 2013,
Viet3 2013,
Viet2 2014,
Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016

COSC2631

Melbourne transfer to Vietnam

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 2 2015

Course Coordinator: John MacKinnon

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4970

Course Coordinator Email: john.mackinnon@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 7 Level 3 Room 28

Course Coordinator Availability: Tuesdays only


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None
 


Course Description

In this course you will gain a foundation in the traditional creative practice of drawing as it relates to digital media design. You will also investigate the theory, history and practice of creative 2D work and production, while developing your own creative concepts and aesthetic, analytical, and technical skills. During the course you will begin to develop critical and reflective approaches in relation to the design and development of your own imagery within digital media.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Upon the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss and apply drawing techniques including light, shade, line and collage.
  • Create original designs incorporating drawn elements.
  • Analyse and apply 2D design theory and techniques in the development of imagery.
  • Reflect upon and discuss design and ideas in your work and the work of others.
     


You will be assessed on your development of the following program learning outcomes in this course:

  • Acquire knowledge of visual literacy and design theory, interactive and motion design, moving image, communications technologies, and digital media production skills and their application to digitally mediated communication.
  • Apply theoretical knowledge, conceptual skills and production techniques to the development of digital media solutions for communications problems.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be engaged in learning that involves a range of face-to-face activities such as, group and class discussion, in class activities and individual research.


Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.


Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Assessment may include projects, assignments, critiques, reports and presentations, individually and/or in groups.

Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning. You will be able to develop your work in relation to your own specific areas of interest in your professional practice.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter http://www.rmit.edu.au/about/studentcharter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: http://www.rmit.edu.au/policies/academic#assessment