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.

2023 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Winter

Dates:
19 Jun 23 - 30 Jul 23

Results:
15 Aug 23

Last self enrolment:
19 Jun 23

Census:
30 Jun 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Jul 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 1

Dates:
10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

Results:
31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

Census:
4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

Dates:
13 Mar 23 - 11 Jun 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
26 Mar 23

Census:
7 Apr 23

Last withdraw without fail:
28 Apr 23

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2
Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1

Dates:
31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

Results:
5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

Census:
31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

Dates:
27 Feb 23 - 28 May 23

Results:
4 Jul 23

Last self enrolment:
12 Mar 23

Census:
31 Mar 23

Last withdraw without fail:
14 Apr 23


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 (ULO)
 
On successful completion of this unit students 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