Introduction to Interaction Design

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Introduction to Interaction Design

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    DSDN 101

  • 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

    Exploration of design concepts, design vocabularies, and practices of design, with an explicit focus on contextual issues. A discipline specific design vocabulary will be introduced and investigated through a series of design projects.

    Learning Objectives:
    Students who pass this course should be able to:
    1. Recognise and describe essential WWW topics and terminologies
    2. Use both web based technologies and analogue strategies as effective design communication tools
    3. Demonstrate an ability to construct, organise and design web based interactive environments.
    4. Demonstrate autonomy and academic integrity in idea development and use.
    5. Critique inherit benefits and problems posed by the World Wide Web using appropriate design vocabulary visually, verbally and in writing

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

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