ADT202 - Web Interface and Design
|Year:||2023 unit information|
Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Online
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|Unit Chair:||Trimester 1: Maria Bates|
Trimester 3: Maria Bates
|Typical study commitment:|
Students will on average spend 150-hours over the trimester undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
|Scheduled learning activities - campus:|
1 x 2-hour seminar per week
|Scheduled learning activities - online:|
1 x 2-hour online seminar per week (livestreamed with recordings provided)
This unit explores the applications and implications of web and interface design. Central to this understanding is the relationship between design principles and the efficient usability in an interactive environment. Students will learn to design and construct strategic, interactive, energetic and visually imaginative solutions that carefully consider site, audience, navigation structure and engagement.
|ULO||These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this unit. At the completion of this unit, successful students can:||Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes|
Research and apply interactive design theories and methods used in interface design
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
GLO3: Digital Literacy
Effectively apply interactive interface design theories and methods in a style appropriate to target users
GLO4: Critical thinking
Identify scope of authoring software by demonstrating and applying interactive interface design skills to develop interface designs
GLO3: Digital literacy
GLO5: Problem solving
|Assessment Description||Student output||Grading and weighting |
(% total mark for unit)
|Indicative due week|
|Assessment 1 - Practical and Theoretical Exercises||Weekly theoretical and practical exercises (800 words or equivalent)||20%||Week 3|
|Assessment 2 - Interface Concept Proposal||Multi-page PDF and working files outlining creative concept (1600 words or equivalent)||40%||Week 7|
|Assessment 3 - Interface Design Outcome||Digital interface design prototype (1600 words or equivalent)||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.
There is no prescribed text. Unit materials are provided via the unit site. This includes unit topic readings and references to further information.