Subject Descriptions - Subject Information

Calendar: 2019 Undergraduate
Faculty: Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts
Department: School of the Arts, English and Media

COSMOS mastered subject: Version 2000.01

Subject Information
Subject Code CAOS206
Subject Name User Interface Design for Mobile Technologies
Credit Points 6
Pre-Requisites CAGD202 or DESN290
Co-Requisites None.
Restrictions None.
Equivalence Not to count for credit with DESN311
Assessment Project - Minor design project - 20% Project - Major design project - 55% Report - Major design project process and reflective report - 25%
General Subject Yes.
EFTSL (Non Weighted) 0.125
Non Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
Pre-1997 Pre-2005 Post-2005 Post-2008 Post-2009 Post-2010
$ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820  $ 820 
Weighted Student Contribution Amounts
Commonwealth Supported (HECS) Students Only
1771-Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (Direct Entry)
1777-Bachelor of Laws (Direct Entry)
1827-Bachelor of International Studies - Bachelor of Laws
1845-Bachelor of Information Technology - Bachelor of Laws
1852-Bachelor of Business Information Systems - Bachelor of Laws
760-Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies - Bachelor of Laws
770-Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)
771-Bachelor of Arts - Bachelor of Laws
771H-Course information not Found
772-Bachelor of Creative Arts - Bachelor of Laws
773-Bachelor of Commerce - Bachelor of Laws
774-Bachelor of Mathematics - Bachelor of Laws
775-Bachelor of Science - Bachelor of Laws
775H-Course information not Found
775M-Course information not Found
776-Bachelor of Computer Science - Bachelor of Laws
778-Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology-Bachelor of Laws
779-Bachelor of Engineering - Bachelor of Laws
858-Bachelor of Journalism - Bachelor of Laws
Work Experience No
Tutorial Enrolment Information None.
Availability Not Available in 2019

Subject Description
This subject explores the guidelines and principles of User Interface Design (UI), specifically their application to mobile technologies. The principles of User Interface Design will also frame engagement with the principles of Interaction Design and User-centred Design. Students will explore design principles related to screen layout, information architecture, navigation, and usability. Students will have the opportunity to further refine their design thinking, design process, and production abilities. Students will be encouraged to engage with the concept of the Designer as entrepreneur where the designer can be author and content creator as well as conceiver of ideas for market. This subject will focus primarily on the design principles specific to the creation of Applications for mobile devices.

Subject Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students will be able to:
1. understand of the guidelines and principles of User Interface Design
2. apply self-directed skills and strategies for successful User Interface Design practice, including research, production and project management
3. demonstrate knowledge of the industry and industry best practice
4. create innovative design concepts and execute solutions in artefact form

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Textbook Information
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