Course Title: Create and manipulate graphics

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5316

Course Title: Create and manipulate graphics

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

GRAP9453C

Brunswick Campus

TAFE

320T Architecture & Design

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term2 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term2 2015

Course Contact: Al Briggs

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 9152

Course Contact Email: al.briggs@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

In this course, you will create original graphics to visually communicate ideas. You will develop ideas with a mixture of hand-generated and computer-assisted techniques. Created graphics will then be applied and integrated with other elements. An emphasis is placed on technical specifications in the creation of graphics.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVGRD504A Create and manipulate graphics

Elements:

1. Analyse design needs

2. Develop and refine ideas for graphics

3. Manipulate graphic objects

4. Finalise technical aspects of graphics work

5. Evaluate graphics work


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment tasks will require you demonstrate the application of knowledge and skills through practical projects and/or written tasks.  Assessment tasks are:

  • Design Project 1 (20% of final grade)
  • Design Project 2 (30% of final grade)
  • Design Project 3 (50% of final grade)

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