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Module Code: IND116
Module Title: Design Communication
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 2.50
Academic Year: 2019/20
Semester: SEM2
Originating Department: Architecture and Design
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to teach students basic presentation skills for design communication. These skills are related to the development and practice of visualization and visual communication techniques for different media, and purposes. In a discipline that facilitates interactions between humans and their environment, visual communication skills play a crucial role in most design processes.
Learning outcomes 

A. Visually organise text and images to tell a story

B. Interpret basic information design principles

C. Apply (a combination of) hand and computer drawing to develop a realistic looking visualisation

D. Make and present a drawing showing the construction of an object or layout
Method of teaching and learning 
This module is delivered through lectures, demonstrations, guided and independent practices. Students will work in groups and individually on exercises and assignments to help them developing specific visual communication skills. The course will be delivered in the first half of semester 2, which for this 2.5 credit module means that student will take two classes a week.
Students will be taught basic visualization and visual communication design skills.
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 13    13      49  75 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Visualization Exercises 50.00
2 Design Project 50.00

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