Course Title: Web Imaging and Design

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Web Imaging and Design

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COSC2379

City Campus

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 2 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 2 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 2 2013,
Sem 1 2014,
Sem 2 2014

Course Coordinator: Greg Humphries

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3303

Course Coordinator Email: greg.humphries@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: Building 36, level 2

Course Coordinator Availability: By email


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Digital Imaging 101 and 102 or equivalent


Course Description

This course is designed to introduce you to web site development and management.
Emphasis is placed on a hands - on approach whilst at the same time exploring the alternative approaches available.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

On completion of this course it is expected that you will successfully achieve the following capabilities:

  • Gain an increased understanding of the basics of creating a web site.
  • Understand the issues related to publishing a site on the WWW.


On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Manage and administer a web site once it has been deployed.
  • Optimise your website for search engines
  • Manage the assets that are part of your website
  • Ability to evaluate web sites for effectiveness


Overview of Learning Activities

  • Weekly lectures
  • Weekly assignments
  • Lab work
  • Research
  • lecturer & peer feedback on your work


Overview of Learning Resources

The following references are cited as being of relevance and interest:

• DreamWeaver Bible
• FireWorks Bible


Overview of Assessment

  • one written assignment
  • a series of 7 web oriented assignments
  • a final project
  • one exam