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IDEA9101: IDEA Laboratory 1

2023 unit information

The aim of this unit of study is the learning of key technical skills for prototyping and building interactive digital media within a creative design framework. The unit provides an introduction to the fundamentals of various software and hardware construction tools, and the technological platforms available for building sensor-based interfaces. Students will gain practical experience through a series of exercises and assignments.

Unit details and rules

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Design Lab

Code IDEA9101
Academic unit Design Lab
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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IDEA9103
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Assess the requirements of an interaction design problem.
  • LO2. Plan, design and communicate the intended structure and behaviour of systems composed of interactive digital media.
  • LO3. Demonstrate technical competency in prototyping and building technologies for novel and creative interactive applications.
  • LO4. Develop and test software programs and systems that are correct, robust and well-documented.
  • LO5. Reflectively document their process and design solution.
  • LO6. Understand, discuss and apply interaction design principles and concepts.

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote

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