Creative Coding 1

Victoria University of Wellington

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Creative Coding 1

  • Host University

    Victoria University of Wellington

  • Location

    Wellington, New Zealand

  • Area of Study

    Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    The core topics of Interaction Design (as well as other disciplines) are motion, interaction and procedures (interconnected processes). This course introduces students to these concepts and the fundamentals of interactive visual perception through creative coding for interactive interface; students will be developing their own visual, animated, multimedia and interactive design solutions to an array of design problems.

    Learning Objectives
    Students who pass this course will be able to:
    1: work with the numeric/code base representation of basic design elements, such as colour, dimension and scale,
    2: combine analogue and digital media techniques,
    3: integrate parameterized design methods,
    4: integrate basic mathematical approaches,
    5: understand the strengths and weaknesses of computer programs and computer programming as design tools.

    Project 1-15%
    Project 2-65%
    Progress Based Assessments-20%

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

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Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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