Level 2 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge:

Students work through the design process to solve an architectural or product problem in the community. They will explore design history and visual communication methods to create quality outcomes for an audience.

Learning Opportunities

In this course you will need to:

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  • Creativity - Students create innovative design ideas/solutions and display divergent thinking. This can be seen in presentations, spatial and product design briefs.
  • Explore Spatial design, looking at influential architects and designers from the past.

  • Communication - Develop presentation skills using a variety of media - rendering chalk, rapid markers, the Adobe Suite, Sketchup, digital and physical modelling.
  • Present design ideas in an exhibition alongside fellow students.

  • Using information - Use the design process to develop ideas and explore options.
  • Work with a design brief and site, exploring constraints and opportunities relevant to client needs.

  • Use the design process to work through a design brief.

Year Levels/Departments:

Seniors, Technology

Resources Required

Stationery (optional) - graphic pens, pencils, scissors, glue sticks, rapid markers
Final product $30.00 - (optional)