School Of Humanities And Communication Arts

Web and Time-based DesignWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 101922.1


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Assumed Knowledge
Introductory level understanding of and skills in design principles particularly basic layout, colour and typographic knowledge. Digital basics including working in a networked environment on a Macintosh computer. Ability to manage, transport and store digital information.

Equivalent Units
101180 - Web and Time-based Design, 700187 - Web and Time-based Design (WSTC)

About this Unit
Students will develop fundamental computer software skills and design understandings appropriate to using major web and time based design technologies such as HTML and CSS. They will develop a working understanding of production literacies for online design and time-based design. Students will engage in practical studies of web authoring. Emphasis will be placed on understanding the roles, functions and features of key screen based technologies, design production context for online delivery, current industry best practices, and a working understanding of the responsibilities inherent in the digital design and production process.

Special Requirements - Essential Equipment
Digital Storage (USB or external hard drive or DropBox)

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