GRA201

Design and Visual Communication Level 2

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Mr Slaney

Design and Visual Communication 201

This course works through the vehicle of the design process. Students will work on a formative design brief in the first term, developing skills in freehand sketching, isometric drawing, orthographic drawing and the use of a computer aided design program: On-shape. This is a cloud based program which can be easily access from home. 

An investigation into a design Era will help to influence ideas for the project. 

Students will modify and add to their tiny home design from level 1 and re-design the bathroom.

The final term should be tidying up the required drawings for a portfolio which is  externally assessed standards. 

If a student has not completed level 1 then they will use a design era as influence there tiny home design.


Course Overview

Term 1
Design era investigation and bathroom design
On-shape training

Term 2
Modification of tiny home design

Term 3
Working drawings
Graphic Presentation of ideas

Term 4
Presentation
External portfolio assembly

Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

$10, Set square, paper and rendering equipment.

Recommended Prior Learning

At least 12 credits from Level 1 Graphics, or approval from the HOD. 

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 20 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 7 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91337 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.30 - Use visual communication techniques to generate design ideas
3
3
3
3
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91338 v3
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.31 - Produce working drawings to communicate technical details of a design
4
4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: External
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91340 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.33 - Use the characteristics of a design movement or era to inform own design ideas
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91341 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.34 - Develop a spatial design through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91343 v4
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 2.36 - Use visual communication techniques to compose a presentation of a design

Further assessment opportunities will not be offered for this standard inline with NZQA guidelines

4
4
4
Level: 2
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 20
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 9
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 0

Disclaimer

Courses outlined will only be available if sufficient students wish to take them AND appropriate staff are available to teach them. Courses that do not run may be offered through distance learning and be supported by the Distance Learning Department.


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