Course Title: Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6128 Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts

Course Title: Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


340T Art


Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
VE 2016,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Jennifer Cabraja and Fay Reynolds

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4472

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course unit you will develop skills and knowledge required to research and explore technologies available to artists working in any digital media. Given the rapid pace of
Change and technology, one focus of this course is on exploring industry trends whilst maintaining currency.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUVDIG502A Investigate technologies for the creation of digital art


1. Research digital technologies

2. Select digital technologies for in-depth exploration

3. Integrate technologies into own work

4. Manage digital technologies in professional practice

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Experiment with digital media techniques and other media to inform thematically connected digital media art work
  • Develop and refine conceptual vision for thematically connected digital media artwork.

In this course you will develop the following program capabilities:

  • Fundamental digital art technologies
  • Develop workshop and portfolio skills.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through completion of a body of work that demonstrates concept development, understanding of materials and adhering to the guidelines of working in a studio.