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COMPETENCES

Scope and importance of media design, overview on crossmedial knowledge including screen design, graphic, layouting and photographic applications, imaging technologies, data formats and production formats for online medias.

Media Design

  • Screendesign
  • Print Design
  • Media and Font Handling
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction design
  • User interface design
  • User experience design (UX)

Technology

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

PERSONAL SKILLS

  • Layouting skills screen and print
  • Illustrational and/or photographing skills
  • Imaging knowledge (formats, color modes, sizes, etc)
  • Adobe Photoshop basics (picture compositing and editing, image output screen and print)
  • Adobe InDesign basics
  • CMS (WordPress) handling
  • Web Builder handling

LEARNING OUTCOME

  • 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
  • Ability to prepare and create basic print publications

EVALUATION

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

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