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Subject details

  • Topics
    • Digital Media and technological change
    • Future technologies
    • Science Fiction as a roadmap for future designs
    • Human needs and desires as a driving force for design
    • Emotional Design
    • Disruptive / Enabling Technologies
    • Startups
    • Designing for multiple platforms
  • Study resources
    • Instructional Methods
      • Audio/Video conferencing
      • Blog
      • Chat Rooms
      • Disscusion forum/Discussion Board
      • Online Quizzes/Tests
      • Online assignment submission
      • Standard Media
      • Streaming Multimedia
      • Web links
    • Print Materials
      • Study guide
      • Welcome letter
    • Online Materials
      • Printable format materials
      • Online Assessment
      • Audio-Video streaming
      • Resources and Links

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. analyse user-focused design problems in relation to technological developments
  2. create and communicate design solutions
  3. evaluate a proposed design solution and iterate upon it to deliver an enhanced user experience while maintaining congruence with the project's multiplatform design objectives
  4. collaborate effectively in a group production environment to evaluate and present conceptual prototypes.
  • Assignment 1 - Project (35%)
  • Assignment 2 - Presentation (40%)
  • Assignment 3 - Investigation (25%)

Textbooks are subject to change within the academic year. Students are advised to purchase their books no earlier than one to two months before the start of a subject

Entry Requirements

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

Special requirements

No special requirements

Modes of communication and information delivery channels continue to grow and evolve at a rapid pace - from the single channel medium of print through to more interactive digital pathways, forged by the internet, mobile, interactive experiences and emerging technologies. This subject helps students to understand key considerations when designing for multiple platforms across various channels. Students will develop skills to develop flexible design solutions that can be effectively adapted to emergent technologies in different modes, work collaboratively in developing conceptual displays and communicate design solutions effectively.

Please Note: If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

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