DSGN08079 2019 Digital Practice 2 (Digital Products)

General Details

Full Title
Digital Practice 2 (Digital Products)
Transcript Title
Digital Practice 2 (Digital Pr
80 %
Subject Area
DSGN - Design
YADA - Yeats Academy Art Dsgn & Arch
08 - NFQ Level 8
05 - 05 Credits
Start Term
2019 - Full Academic Year 2019-20
End Term
9999 - The End of Time
Diarmuid Timmons, Louis McManus, Mr. Mark Rooney, Nevil Walsh
Programme Membership
SG_DCRDS_K08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Design (Add-on) SG_DCRDS_H08 201900 Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Creative Design

This Module will build on the experience the students have already gained through their engagement in the Digital Media for Design suite of modules, allowing them to produce 2D graphics material to industry ready standards and to produce and test user interfaces.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module the learner will/should be able to;


Produce industry ready materials for dissemination through print and digital media


Use a vector-based wireframe tool for designing and prototyping user experiences


Carry out low fidelity user testing of digital interfaces

Teaching and Learning Strategies

The learning outcomes will be achieved through a series of graphic and digital projects, in some cases linked to their main Product Design projects

Module Assessment Strategies

Assessment will be continuos, through the submission of three projects. The three projects focus on different competencies and so must all be passed to achieve the learning outcomes

Repeat Assessments

Repeat project

Indicative Syllabus

Design and prepare professional digital content to an industry ready production standard.

Produce low fidelity wireframes and conduct user testing of digital interfaces

Use a vector-based wireframing tool such as AdobeXd, Proto.io, AxureRP for designing and prototyping high fidelity user experiences.


Coursework & Assessment Breakdown

Coursework & Continuous Assessment
100 %

Coursework Assessment

Title Type Form Percent Week Learning Outcomes Assessed
1 Professional digital content creation Continuous Assessment Project 50 % Week 7 1
2 Low Fidelity Wireframes Continuous Assessment Project 25 % Week 14 3
3 Wireframe Graphics Package Continuous Assessment Project 25 % Week 14 2

Full Time Mode Workload

Type Location Description Hours Frequency Avg Workload
Practical Computer Laboratory Projectwork 2 Weekly 2.00
Independent Learning Not Specified Projectwork 3 Weekly 3.00
Total Full Time Average Weekly Learner Contact Time 2.00 Hours

Required & Recommended Book List

Required Reading
2016-03-08 Sprint Simon and Schuster
ISBN 9781501121777 ISBN-13 1501121774

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER WALL STREET JOURNAL BESTSELLER Sprint offers a transformative formula for testing ideas that works whether youre at a startup or a large organization. Within five days, youll move from idea to prototype to decision, saving you and your team countless hours and countless dollars. A must read for entrepreneurs of all stripes. Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup From three partners at Google Ventures, a unique five-day process for solving tough problems, proven at more than a hundred companies. Entrepreneurs and leaders face big questions every day: Whats the most important place to focus your effort, and how do you start? What will your idea look like in real life? How many meetings and discussions does it take before you can be sure you have the right solution? Now theres a surefire way to answer these important questions: the sprint. Designer Jake Knapp created the five-day process at Google, where sprints were used on everything from Google Search to Google X. He joined Braden Kowitz and John Zeratsky at Google Ventures, and together they have completed more than a hundred sprints with companies in mobile, e-commerce, healthcare, finance, and more. A practical guide to answering critical business questions, Sprint is a book for teams of any size, from small startups to Fortune 100s, from teachers to nonprofits. Its for anyone with a big opportunity, problem, or idea who needs to get answers today.

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