Concepts and Narratives

DCO10001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
28 Feb 22 - 29 May 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
13 Mar 22

Census:
31 Mar 22

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Apr 22

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1 Teaching Period 2

Dates:
14 Mar 22 - 12 Jun 22

Results:
5 Jul 22

Last self enrolment:
27 Mar 22

Census:
8 Apr 22

Last withdraw without fail:
29 Apr 22

Dates:
11 Jul 22 - 9 Oct 22

Results:
1 Nov 22

Last self enrolment:
24 Jul 22

Census:
5 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
26 Aug 22


Aims and objectives

This unit of study introduces students to the fundamentals of design exploration: visual and tactile conceptualisation and basic design representation appropriate to different design disciplines in the context of creative problem solutions. 

Unit Learning Outcomes: Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:

1. Identify the key elements and principles of design;
2. Interpret the mark as a medium of ideation, visual problem solving and design representation;
3. Prepare a workbook/folio to document methods of exploration and ideas;
4. Examine sequential design and the communication of idea, information and narrative;
5. Develop concepts and ideas, using experimentation for creative and sustainable solutions;
6. Reflect on and evaluate visual and tactile research documentation, mapping, model-making and visualisation techniques.
 
 
 

Courses with unit

BA-DES (BA-DESS) Bachelor of Design
BB-DESBUS Bachelor of Design / Bachelor of Business
BA-EDUSEC Bachelor of Education (Secondary) – Visual Communication Design Specialisation
BH-DESCMN2 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)
BB-BUSCMN Bachelor of Business / Bachelor of Communication