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

2020 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
2 Mar 20 - 31 May 20

Results:
7 Jul 20

Last self enrolment:
15 Mar 20

Census:
31 Mar 20

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Apr 20

Dates:
3 Aug 20 - 1 Nov 20

Results:
8 Dec 20

Last self enrolment:
16 Aug 20

Census:
31 Aug 20

Last withdraw without fail:
18 Sep 20

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
6 Jul 20 - 4 Oct 20

Results:
27 Oct 20

Last self enrolment:
19 Jul 20

Census:
31 Jul 20

Last withdraw without fail:
21 Aug 20


Prerequisites

75 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-DESS - Bachelor of Design
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BB-DESMCMN - Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Media and Communication
OR
MN-COMDES2 - Communication Design
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-DESCMN2 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-DESCMN3 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-DESCMN3S - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BB-DCDBUS - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design)/Bachelor of Business
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-DES - Bachelor of Design
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BB-DESBUS - Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Business
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BA-EDUSEC - Bachelor of Education (Secondary)
OR
75 Credit Points in spk(s): BH-DESCMN2 - Bachelor of Design (Communication Design) (Honours)
 

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-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)