L2 Graphic Design & Promotion

GDP21
Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mrs S. Armstrong

This course gives ākonga the knowledge of graphic design concepts and principles essential for developing skills required in this field. Ākonga will learn the program ‘Photoshop’, which is used at tertiary level and in the graphic design industry. This course encourages ākonga to be independent critical thinkers who will develop their own style through the exploration of conventions and the study of New Zealand and international graphic designers.




Pathway

L3 Graphic Design & Promotion

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$49.10 Stationery Pack purchased from school includes professional printing essential for 2.4 and a USB


Recommended Prior Learning

Open (but best suited to students who have done VAE11)


Standards Available

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Assessment
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits UE Literacy Credits Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91305 v2 Visual Arts 2.1 - Demonstrate an understanding of methods and ideas from established practice appropriate to design
2
I
4
Y
A.S. 91310 v2 Visual Arts 2.2 - Use drawing methods to apply knowledge of conventions appropriate to design
2
I
4
A.S. 91315 v2 Visual Arts 2.3 - Develop ideas in a related series of drawings appropriate to established design practice
2
I
4
A.S. 91320 v2 Visual Arts 2.4 - Produce a systematic body of work that shows understanding of art making conventions and ideas within design
2
E
12
A.S. 91325 v2 Visual Arts 2.5 - Produce a resolved work that demonstrates control of skills appropriate to cultural conventions
2
I
4
Total Credits

Total Credits Available: 28 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 12 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 16 credits.