Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2010.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2010:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||None|
CoordinatorDr Mark Davis
This subject introduces students to the aesthetics and practice of print production. It outlines the principles of page proportion, the visual characteristics of readable type and the interrelationship of images and text. The subject also surveys the history of typography and the impact of digital technologies on type design. Students will gain practical experience of creating finished documents in a desktop publishing environment. On successfully completing this subject, students will have gained a working knowledge of desktop publishing processes, an ability to appraise the visual qualities of printed works, and an understanding of the respective responsibilities of editors and designers in print production.
|Assessment:||Class participation 10%, suite of promotional materials totalling 1000 words 20% (due early in semester), in-class proofreading test of 1-hour totalling 1000 words 20% (completed mid-semester), portfolio of print materials totalling 3000 words 50% (prepared throughout the semester and submitted at the end of the semester).|
|Prescribed Texts:||A subject reader will be available.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Notes:||This subject is only available to students enrolled in the Publishing and Communications program and Media and Communications MA program.|
Master of Arts (Science, Communication and Society) |
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing
Master of Publishing and Communications
Postgraduate Certificate in Arts (Editing and Communications)
Postgraduate Diploma in Arts (Editing and Communications)
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