Digital Publishing (5 cr)
01.07.2022 - 04.09.2022
09.11.2022 - 16.12.2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated
Mode of delivery
Institute of Design and Fine Arts (LAB)
- Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Graphic Design
- Julia Ojapelto
Teacher in charge
- Toteutuksen opetusryhmä 1 (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
- Toteutuksen opetusryhmä 1
The student is able to
- design interactive publications
- produce electronic publications using multiple methods
- test a publication's usability on different platforms and devices
- describe the differences between various publishing methods, platforms and use-cases.
Implementation and methods of teaching
Lectures, tasks, presentations and discussions.
Timing and attendance
The schedule is in the course's Moodle environment. Obligatory presence on the first day, lectures and presentations. There is no need for additional tasks when absent but assignments have to be done within the given time.
Learning material and recommended literature
Oppi- ja luentomateriaali sekä kirjallisuuslista löytyvät opintojakson Moodle-toteutuksesta.
Alternative completion methods
Presented evidence of experience and learned skills e.g. in work life.
Working life cooperation
If possible the main task is a co-operation project.
In Mukkulankatu campus, online lectures and Moodle learning environment.
Student time use and work load
Tasks 65 %, lectures 10 %, literature ja learning tasks 10 %, presentations and discussions 15 %.
Analysis of electronic books, interactivity and their technical implementation, presentation of publishing methods, software and equipment used to create electronic publications, and publishing channels. The main task is interactive epub from given material. There is a possibility to use an iPad tablet computer during the course.
Tasks 80 %, presentations and discussions 20 %.
Assessment criteria: level 1 (assessment scale 1–5)
A1 Is able to consistently use the professional terminology of electronic publishing and argue actions using industry methods.
B1 Is able to apply diversely learnt methods and processes.
C3 Is able to act user-orientated.
Assessment criteria: level 3 (assessment scale 1–5)
A1 Is able to use broad-based the professional terminology of electronic publishing and communicate taking in consideration different production methods.
B1 Is able to choose suitable methods and processes for actions and argue the decisions.
C3 Is able to take appropriately in consideration the needs of the publication and the user.
Assessment criteria: level 5 (assessment scale 1–5)
A1 Is able to expertly use the professional terminology and methods of electronic publishing and based on those build functional electronic publications.
B1 Is able to choose, combine and develop suitable methods and processes for actions
C3 Is able to take responsibility of the whole production process.