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Visual Design (5 cr)

Code: AM00CN23-3003

General information


Enrollment

21.11.2022 - 08.01.2023

Timing

01.01.2023 - 31.05.2023

Number of ECTS credits allocated

5 op

Mode of delivery

Contact teaching

Unit

Institute of Design and Fine Arts (LAB)

Campus

Lahti Campus

Teaching languages

  • English

Degree programmes

  • Bachelor's Degree Programme in Industrial Design

Teachers

  • Heikki Nuutinen

Scheduling groups

  • Luennot (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)
  • online lectures (Size: 0. Open UAS: 0.)

Groups

  • MLTIID22S
    Bachelor's Degree Programme in Industrial Design 22S Lahti

Small groups

  • Luennot 1
  • Verkkoluento 1

Learning outcomes

The student is able to
- present their work to peer audiences and evaluate them critically
- make use of various visual idea generation methods
- use personal observations and emotions as a starting point for creative thinking
- make connections between visual arts and other forms of visual culture
- analyse, interpret and explain contemporary visual culture.

Implementation and methods of teaching

All lectures take place online. We use the Zoom service.
The lectures contain a theory part as well as class assignments to be done independently and in groups. During the course, students are also assigned homeworks.
An essential part of studying is participation in going through the tasks and discussing them.

Timing and attendance

The lectures take place between 11 January and 31 May 2023.
Attendance is 80%.

Learning material and recommended literature

• Tube guache colours, brushes, watercolor paper
• Pencils, markers and paper
• Camera (mobile phone)
• Senses and brain

Learning environment

All lectures take place online. We use the Zoom service.

Contents

The online lectures include theory sections, audiovisual material and class assignments to be completed in groups and individually.
The course introduces the field of visual design, its history, techniques and environments. At the same time, the skills of the course "Color, Form and Composition" are put into practice.
Active participation in the discussion is essential to the nature of the course.

Assessment criteria

5
Attendance 90%.
All tasks done with thought and ambition.
Participated in the discussion constructively.
Demonstrated advanced visual thinking and design skills.

4
Attendance 90%.
All tasks done with thought and ambition.
Participated in the discussion constructively.
Demonstrated good visual thinking and design skills.

3
Was there at least 80%.
All tasks done with thought.
Participated in the discussion.

2
Was there at least 80%.
All tasks done.

1
Was there at least 80%.
Most tasks completed (may require additional tasks).

0 Rejected.
Has not participated or done tasks.

Assessment scale

1-5