Digital Media 1: Introduction to the Practice


Here, the student will be introduced to the basic elements of digital production. The building blocks of all future digital and electronic practices are laid here with the introduction of concepts such as File management and organisation. Resolution, layering, colour spaces, effects, vector drawing and graphic layouts.

Students learning is supported through the application of these lessons into cohesive design briefs appropriate to their respective design pathways and design outputs.

This will be primarily be a fast moving technical module, which aims to excite the student about the possibilities of the media.


Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate the ability to develop, transform, and critically evaluate an original idea, across a range of digital processes.

  2. Display clear evidence of the ability to balance imagination and technology in the development of innovative and sustainable design orientated outcomes.

  3. Exhibit an ability to communicate technical & critical issues clearly with staff, so as to facilitate the completion of the project.

  4. Exhibit an awareness of the wide range range of media processes that constitute digital design practises.

  5. Demonstrate an awareness of the potential of digital media within contemporary practices of sustainable design

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