Year 12 Design and Visual Communication

12DVC
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: R. Maunder

Content:
Students work through the design process to solve an architectural or product problem in the community. Where applicable, students work with 'real' clients and contexts, further enabling them to explore human factors, such as; ergonomics, anthropometric data and empathy. They will explore design history and presentation methods to create quality outcomes for an audience. This may include 3D modelling.


Skills:
Students will enhance their ability to:
• Develop a product and spatial design in response to a brief
• Communicate design ideas through a variety of graphic modes
• Explore Spatial Design and modelling to present a design solution
• Develop a product, using digital software to model ideas and the 3D printer to present a design solution
• Present design ideas using a range of media and drawing methods and techniques


Pathway

Year 13 Design and Visual Communication

Contributions and Equipment

Final product $30.00 - (optional)


Recommended Prior Learning

It is highly recommended that students have completed a Design and Visual Communication course in Year 11


Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91296 v2 Agricultural and Horticultural Science 2.8 - Produce a landscape plan
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91337 v3 Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
2
E
3
A.S. 91340 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
2
I
3
Y
A.S. 91341 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
2
I
6
Y
A.S. 91343 v4 Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 3 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 17 credits.

Pathway Tags

architecture, industrial design, product design, engineering, draughts person, spatial designer