Digital Media and Interaction Design Portfolio (16-18 year olds)
Are you interested in mobile apps, websites and other cool tech. This course, designed specially for younger students, will introduce you to the basics of interaction and digital media and will teach you the digital design skills you need to succeed. The emphasis is on exploration and experimentation, and you will get your hands on all kinds of kit in our workshops and studios. By the end of the course you will have a deeper understanding of how digital design and interaction design can solve problems and communicate ideas.
It covers the range of current practices from app development to sound editing, maker culture to UX design. You will find out about the concepts and practices current maker-culture: high-tech, low tech and no-tech.
The practical skills you will learn and your ability to speak about the subject will help you make an application for further study in a range of subjects including: UX Design, software development, fine art, product design and social sciences.
Please note this course is suitable for you if you are applying for further study at LCC, but does not guarantee entry.
- Context and theory
- Interaction design
- Interface design
- App development
- Maker culture
- Project work
- Presentation and feedback
By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Demonstrate sound conceptual and technical skills
- Be confident in experimentation for interaction and digital design
- Be able to support an application for work or study with a body of work and a greater confidence to talk about it
Who Should Attend
This course is suitable for you if you between 16 – 18 and are considering further study or a career in interaction or digital media.
Beginner: You do not need any previous experience
Follow Up Courses
Once you have taken this course you may be interested in Animation and Illustration (16-18 Year Olds) or Filmmaking Portfolio Preparation (16-18 Year Olds).
Related undergraduate courses at LCC
This course is suitable for you if you thinking about applying for BA (Hons) Interaction Design Arts or BA Information and Interface Design at LCC. Whilst it will it guarantee you entry you will learn about the subject and create work for your portfolio.
This course will be taught by a respected industry expert.
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