Typography for Print and Interactive Publication

DCO20009 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent
     

Contact hours

  • 36 Hours per Semester

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

2022 teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
8 Nov 21 - 13 Feb 22

Results:
8 Mar 22

Last self enrolment:
21 Nov 21

Census:
3 Dec 21

Last withdraw without fail:
31 Dec 21

More 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

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

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


Prerequisites

Completed 75 Credit Points from one of the following degrees:
BA-DESS - Bachelor of Design
BB-DESMCMN - Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Media and Communication
BA-DESCMN2 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
BA-DESCMN3 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
BA-DESCMN3S - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
BB-DCDBUS - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)/Bachelor of Business
BA-DES - Bachelor of Design
BB-DESBUS - Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business
BA-EDUSEC - Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
BH-DESCMN2 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)
 
OR
A Minor in Communication Design 
 
AND
 
 

Aims and objectives

This unit seeks to enhance an understanding of typographic design required for the development of complex print and interactive publications. Students will gain knowledge of typography, e-publishing, digital interface design, interactive information graphics and their application to publication design conventions and as an aspect of professional practice within the context of communication design.
 
Students who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
1. Identify the core principles of typographic layout and document hierarchy for both digital and print publication.
2. Apply industry standard software to a digital and print publication project, observing relevant typographic, informational and publication design conventions.
3. Research and devise design solutions that demonstrate high-level knowledge of typographic and interaction design.
4. Evaluate the effectiveness of different design approaches in diverse digital environments.
5. Develop a publication design that balances the requirements of a target audience with the aesthetic and technical characteristics of digital and print publication.
6. Understand and correctly apply the technical terminology related to interactivity and digital publishing.
 

Courses with unit

BA-DESS Bachelor of Design
BB-DESMCMN Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Media and Communication
MN-COMDES2 Communication Design
BA-DESCMN3S Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
BB-DCDBUS Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)/Bachelor of Business
BA-DES Bachelor of Design
BB-DESBUS Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business
BA-EDUSEC Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
BH-DESCMN2 Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)