Focuses on creative concepts of design problem solving for interactive design: includes techniques specific to web, multimedia for the web, and other interactive design products. Interactive Design II includes advanced interactive design functions such as animation, rollovers, and audio. Lecture 2 hours. Studio instruction 4 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
GENERAL COURSE PURPOSE
Interactive Design I and II are advanced courses and comprise the major course series of the proposed Interactive Design Specialization of Communication Design. These courses focus on the creative development of interactive products, specifically addressing the unique characteristics of design for interactive technology. Incorporates applied studio solutions to interactive products with an emphasis on web pages and web-based multimedia. Each of these solutions will require application of design principles including type, color, and imagery. Students will apply skill sets and knowledge from the prerequisite foundation classes in Interactive Design I and II. The suite of classes, Interactive Design I and II, are the major specialization classes of the Interactive Design Specialization within the two-year AAS Degree Program in Communication Design. This course cannot be substituted for courses required for the Web Design Specialist Career Studies Certificate or the Web Design Manager Certificate.
ENTRY LEVEL COMPETENCIES
Knowledge of graphic skills, fundamentals of design, color theory, basic typography and microcomputer graphics hardware/software. Ability to conduct research, follow a development process and to meet deadlines.
NVCC prerequisites for Interactive Design I (ART 263):
ART 116 - Design for the Web IPrerequisite for Interactive Design II (ART 264):
ART 121 - Drawing I
ART 131 - Fundamentals of Design I
ART 135 - Visual Communications
ART 141 - Typography I
ART 263 - Interactive Design ICOURSE OBJECTIVES
PHT 270 - Digital Imaging I
Upon completion of the course, the student should be able to:
ART 263 - Interactive Design I
Interactive Design I