ADA301 - Interactive Animation Design Studio

Unit details


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes:

Unit available for enrolment from 2024

Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)

Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:ADA203
Unit Chair:Trimester 1: Simeon Taylor

Students must have completed three ADA coded units

Incompatible with: Nil
Typical study commitment:

Students will on average spend 150-hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus:

1 x 4-hour seminar per week


New unit commencing Trimester 1, 2025


This unit is an experimental studio based class exploring new innovative technologies relating to interactivity, AR, and VR. Students get the opportunity to make use of these technologies in combination with skills they've gained elsewhere to create exciting and novel design solutions. The main output of the unit is a major project responding to an open brief allowing students to develop their own interests within design, 3D animation and interactivity.

ULO These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can: Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes

Design and create interactive animation applications.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO3: Digital literacy


Apply research and conceptual ideas to innovatively solve interactive animation briefs.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO5: Problem solving


Disseminate interactive animation proposals in a pitch which communicates an understanding of the field.

GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities

GLO2: Communication

ULO4 Work collaboratively and independently with peers to solve challenges presented in a creative interactive animation brief.

GLO5: Problem solving

GLO6: Self Management

GLO7: Teamwork


Assessment Description Student output Grading and weighting
(% total mark for unit)
Indicative due week
Assessment 1 - Investigations   40% Week 5
Assessment 2 - Pitch   20% Week 6
Assessment 3 (Group) - Project   40% Week 12

The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.

Learning Resource

There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.

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