Visual Communication (COMM6545)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
Yes
Aim: 
To develop students’ understanding of how communication practices, with a particular emphasis on visual communication, are devised and employed in a variety of contexts. Students will develop visual literacy through a survey approach to graphic forms of communication, and philosophical, historical, and theoretical approaches in order to understand visually rich environments and practices.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Pre-requisite: COMM5547.
Topics include: 

Histories, theories and evolutions of select global communication practices, with a particular emphasis on visual communication
introductory visual/design principles and terminology
concept generation,
visual communication/aesthetic implications for communication practice, storytelling principles, practices and theories, representation
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5144

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 LabThursday13:30 - 15:30 Mt Albert (180-2048)
27 Jul 18 - 28 Sep 18 LabFriday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)
18 Oct 18 - 1 Nov 18 LabThursday13:30 - 15:30 Mt Albert (180-2048)
19 Oct 18 - 2 Nov 18 LabFriday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-1001)

Class: 7569

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Thursday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
19 Oct 17 - 2 Nov 17 LabThursday10:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Thursday08:30 - 10:30 Mt Albert (183-2104)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Communication (Event Management), Bachelor of Communication (Media Studies), Bachelor of Communication (Public Relations).

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