CC145 History of Visual Communication

6 credit points

Course Code CC145

Subject Outline

CC145 History of Visual Communication

Lecturer

TBA

Program Director

Alan Chen

Credit points

6 Credit Points

Duration

8 weeks

Co/Pre-requisites

Ideas and Thoughts (CC142)

Contact hours/week

2x1 hr lecture

2x 2 hr tutorials

   

Self Study hours/week

10.7 Hours

 

Subject Description

This unit will enable learners to recognise, and understand, the major historical developments of Visual Communication through research of the major fine art and design movements. The course integrates factual historical knowledge with an exploration of the interpretations and theories surrounding historical change. The main objective in studying past art and design languages and forms is to give students a solid grounding and context for contemporary Visual Communication in regard to their own design practise.

 

Learning outcomes or Competencies

On successful completion of this unit, learners will be able to:

1.

Interpret a range of visual communication texts.

2.

Understand the evolution of the main visual communication media.

3.

Research and present findings on an aspect of visual communication history relevant to student's design majors.

 

Assessment Table

Name/No

Type

Weighting %

Week Due

Learning Outcome

1

Presentation

40

5

1

2

Design Concept and Presentation

60

8

1,2,3

 

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