Course Title: Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5228

Course Title: Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 80.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4815

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Course Description

This unit describes the performance outcomes, skills and knowledge required to exploit creative and innovative options in the production of photoimages using a variety of imaging technologies and processes.
You resolve complex visual communications problems and interact with a range of imaging technologies (analogue, digital, hybrid, traditional and emerging). The selection, application and adaptation of these imaging technologies support you in the creation of innovative images.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVPHI504A Investigate and exploit innovative imaging options


1Research a range of imaging technologies.

2Create test images and evaluate attributes of imaging technologies.

3Create body of work using imaging technologies.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to research, analyse and apply contemporary innovative imaging techniques in response to a brief and develop a small body of work demonstrating advanced compositing & visual communication skills.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises and discussions and through the application of skills and insights learned from the course content to a series of projects requiring the adaptation of contemporary digital imaging technologies which allow you to develop unique and innovative images.