Digital Creation

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Digital Creation

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

    15
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    Introduction to generic concepts, practices and theories of the use of computers in design. It will consider the similiarities and distinctions between manual and digital techniques as well as developing potential overlaps, while also investigating the design of environments and their potential for change over time.

    Learning Objectives
    This course requires students to investigate through experimentation, iteration and evaluation.
    Students who pass this course will be able to:
    1. Create, organise and synthesise ideas in response to design challenges
    2. Explore both emotive and pragmatic design issues in order to produce coherent and expressive design
    experiments
    3. Use computer-based 2 & 3D techniques and technologies as an effective method of design creation
    4. Use design language to articulate 2 and 3 dimensional design ideas and solutions
    5. To think and work independently with an evolving commitment towards design.
    6. Develop an awareness of future practices in digital creation

    Assessment:
    Project 1-25%
    Project 2-30%
    Project 3-25%
    Progress Based Assessments-20%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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