Examines the design and integration of text, graphics, audio, video and interface elements in interactive applications. This unit introduces students to screen design, interface design and user interaction as the essential elements to enhance the user experience in a practical, problem-based format.
1. Introduction to resources for user interaction
3. Graphical communication
4. Light and colour
5. Design aspects, principles, elements and philosophies
6. Interface design
7. Introduction to audio and video
8. Planning documentation - scripts and storyboards
9. Digital audio editing
10. Digital video editing
11. Using resources to optimise the user experience
12. Digital media on the net
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||provide documentation and rationale for using digital resources within interactive applications||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||describe how content, purpose and end users can impact on design of text, graphics, audio, video and interface elements||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||integrate function and aesthetics into user interfaces in accordance with cultural and contextual suitability||Creativity||Cultural competence|
|4||evaluate and determine screen layouts for user interfaces and content presentation to optimise the user experience||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||demonstrate the appropriate use of text, graphics, audio, video and interface elements to optimise the user experience||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||describe and utilise the important storage formats for text, graphics, audio and video||Knowledge of a discipline|
|7||use appropriate hardware and software to capture, create and manipulate digital resources||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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