VCM4604 - Information Design for Multimedia
6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Art and Design
This unit aims to provide students with the knowledge to develop effective multimedia communications. Students will investigate graphical user interface design and usability standards as they relate to the presentation of information in a multimedia context. An understanding of the principles that underpin interface design, information architecture design and usability standards will be developed. Students will explore approaches to user interface and interaction design, develop advanced technical skills with relevant software and hardware, and formulate new responses to participation and experience ideas that are specifically oriented to electronic and digital media and its usability.
On successful completion of this unit, students should be able to:
A series of projects (70%) and class directed exercises (30%)
12 hours (1 x 1 hour lecture, 1 x 3 hour studio and 8 independant study hours) per week
MMS9405 and VCM4601