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Digital Imaging (PHO101)

Organisational Unit Creative Media, Arts and Design
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S2-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S2
Description In this studio workshop the student is introduced to the basic concepts of digital imaging processes. The emphasis is on the integration of digital technologies into photographic practices. The subject opens up for consideration practices for extending image production and visualisation. The student is introduced to the practice and methods of production of photographers who utilise a variety of digital technologies in their work. This course provides students with a foundation understanding of digital photo processes and techniques.
Unit Learning Outcomes ULO1 Developing photographic Image editing skills
ULO2 Developing Photographic Image design Skills
ULO3 Developing Digital Imaging Techniques
ULO4 Developing knowledge of Theory and history of photographic image editing and design
ULO5 Developing ability to apply creative, technical and critical thinking skills to address complex problems with critical evaluation of their own work and creative process.
ULO6 Gather, synthesise and critically evaluate creative content, ideas, and information
ULO7 Demonstrate interpersonal and collaborative skills with the capacity to work effectively within team environments and when using shared resources.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 1 hour; workshops: 1.5 hours.
Unit Learning Experiences Students will be expected to work individually and groups to discuss theoretical concepts and perform photographic and software based assignments. LMS is used extensively for information dissemination, discussion, and assessment.
Assessment Assessment consists of weekly photographic and software exercises (20%), weekly in class quizzes (10%), two major practical portfolio assignments (20% and 30%) and an essay (20%). These assessments are designed to allow students to demonstrate that they have grasped the unit's major concepts and have developed a proficiency in their practical application.
Prerequisites Nil.
Notes Basic photography skills are required to complete this unit. Students who have no experience in photography are strongly advised to complete PHO124 Photography I prior to attempting this unit. If you have queries on this issue please contact the Academic Chair of Photography.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Games Art and Design (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Graphic Design (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Photography (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Screen Production (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Sound (BCrMedia) [New in 2018]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.


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Dr Talhy Stotzer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2185
e: T.Stotzer@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.063 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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MURDOCH: S2-Internal
Dr Talhy Stotzer

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2185
e: T.Stotzer@murdoch.edu.au
o: 450.3.063 - Education and Humanities, Murdoch Campus
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