Unit

School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Interactive Design: AppsWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102267.2

Discipline: GRAPHIC DESIGN STUDIES

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Sarah Waterson


Assumed Knowledge
Computer literacy including working in a networked environment on a Macintosh computer; management, transportation and storage of digital information and digital production processes such as scanning, pdf production and file storage. Skills in design principles: layout, colour and typography. Literacy with image manipulation software - e.g. Photoshop


Equivalent Units
100789 - Interactive Design 1

Prerequisite
301074 Graphics 1: 2D and 3D Industrial Design Communication OR 101922 Web and Time-based Design

The pre-requisite unit 301704 - Graphics 1: 2D and 3D Industrial Design Communication applies to students enrolled in course 3730 Bachelor of Industrial Design only.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable not available  

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About this Unit
This unit focuses on design methodology for the development and delivery of interactive media applications (apps). Particular concepts addressed include conceptual integration and convergence of various media forms, screen design, navigational hierarchy and structures, and designing engaging interactive interfaces. General principles of interface, information architecture and interaction design will be introduced, alongside principles of digital media production.


Courses
1571.8Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)CONTINUING
1571.9Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)CURRENT
1696.4Bachelor of CommunicationCURRENT
1736.2Bachelor of Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1737.2Bachelor of Design - Visual Communication (Dean's Scholars)CURRENT
1838.1Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1839.1Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1840.1Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1841.1Bachelor of Music/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1842.1Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Creative IndustriesCURRENT
1843.1Bachelor of Graphic Design (Pathway to Teaching Secondary)CURRENT
6011.1Diploma in Design/Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)CONTINUING
6011.2Diploma in Design/Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication)CURRENT


Specialisations

M1109.1Digital CulturesCURRENT
M1116.1Graphic DesignCURRENT
SM1117.1Digital CulturesCURRENT
SM1118.1Graphic DesignCURRENT
SM1135.1Screen Media DesignCURRENT




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