Course Title: Digital Design 2
Part A: Course Overview
Course Title: Digital Design 2
Credit Points: 12.00
350H Fashion & Textiles
|Sem 2 2018,
Sem 2 2019
Course Coordinator: Gareth Kershaw
Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 99259255
Course Coordinator Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Course Coordinator Location: 511.01.01
Course Coordinator Availability: email for appointment
Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities
Successful completion of GRAP2762 Digital Design 1
Alternatively you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.
The key objective of this course is to continue your consideration of the use of digital technology in the formation of your creative aesthetic and the expression of this in your work as a creative practitioner by incorporating digital technology in your final creative output.
In Digital Design 2 you will also consider the potential for new applications of digital technology in future fashion, the implications of these new applications and their application to your creative practice.
This course includes a work integrated learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/ or community is integral to your experience.
Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development
- Problem solve effectively in a fashion and textiles enterprise within the area of industry relevant fashion design, technology and product development.
- Demonstrate analytical decision making techniques in a fashion environment.
- Conceptualise, integrate and organise information in order to resolve complex issues related to fashion design and technology.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to
- Apply and articulate your how digital design and technology might be incorporated in your creative practice.
- Design, develop and time-manage the specifications for your project.
- Plan and execute a project that will include the use digital technology in your final creative output.
Overview of Learning Activities
You will develop your knowledge of digital design and make comment about how the use of new technologies might impact future fashion practice.
You will continue to use software programs to inform their digital communication and making strategies, and will further examine how digital design can be enabled through the use of various software programs including Photoshop, Illustrator and Rhino.
The software program Marvellous Designer will be explored for consideration for a final creative output.
Classes will be conducted in an environment that may include computer labs, and may include at various times a lecture.
You will undertake a work integrated learning experience that includes the use of digital technology in professional practice.
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, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.
The University Library has extensive resources for [discipline] students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies
The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.
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:
Task 1: (20%) Modeling with Rhino for laser cutting and 3D printing..
Task 2: (40%) Garment design, ideation and runway animation with Marvelous Designer.
Task 3: (40%) Creation of a collection of fashion objects with laser cutting, 3D printing and Vacuum forming.
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 Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more.
Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies and procedures: