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Scope and importance of media design, overview on crossmedial knowledge including screen design, graphic and photographic applications, imaging technologies, data formats and production formats for online medias, applying knowledge and practicing to use applications of digital and interactive tools such as Content Management Systems.

Media Design

  • Webdesign
    • HTML, CSS Basics
    • Media Handling
    • Font Handling
    • Responsive Design
  • Interaction Design
  • User Interface Design
  • Usability
  • User Experience Design
  • Information Architecture


  • Database driven information
  • Content Management System (CMS)
  • Web Builder (Design Tool inside CMS)


  • Illustrational or photographing skills
  • Imaging Knowledge (formats, color modes, sizes, etc)
  • Photoshop Basics (picture editing, image output for web)
  • HTML and CSS (basic knowledge only)
  • CMS handling
  • Web Builder handling


  • Understanding and applying of the main principles and terms of media design related topics and their correlations
  • Ability to create and manage a small website with a CMS, including information structuring and media handling


  • Individual project work (website), see description and evaluation criteria  here)
  • Theory quiz (details here)

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