11DVC

Level 1 Design and Visual Communication

Course Description

Teacher in Charge: Ms S. Wensor


In this course students will focus on designing products and spaces and communicating these designs in compelling ways. Students in 11DVC will develop skills in spatial as well as product design. Learning in DVC takes place in a project - based learning environment where students learn by engaging in design projects. The core skills in DVC are freehand sketching, computer aided design and presentation of design ideas. Student will also learn to communicate effectively about their designs by using design language.

A study of Design and Visual communication opens the way to a wide variety of careers and interests. The course provides vocational pathways in construction and infrastructure, manufacturing and technology and creative industries. Careers in these industries include: Architect, carpenter, quantity surveyor, engineer, artist, media designer and advertising executive
among many others.






Contributions and Equipment/Stationery

Students will need a pencil and A3 sketch pad.

Recommended Prior Learning

Year 10 Design and Visual Communications

Pathway

Credit Information

This course is eligible for subject endorsement.

Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Externally Assessed Credits: 6 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 13 credits.

Assessment
Description
Level
Internal or
External
Credits
L1 Literacy Credits
UE Literacy Credits
Numeracy Credits
A.S. 91063 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.30 - Produce freehand sketches that communicate design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91064 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.31 - Produce instrumental, multi-view orthographic drawings that communicate technical features of design ideas
3
3
3
Level: 1
Internal or External: External
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: Y
A.S. 91067 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.34 - Use the work of an influential designer to inform design ideas
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 3
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91068 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.35 - Undertake development of design ideas through graphics practice
6
6
6
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 6
Level 1 Literacy Credits: 0
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
A.S. 91069 v5
NZQA Info
Design and Visual Communication 1.36 - Promote an organised body of design work to an audience using visual communication techniques
4
4
4
Level: 1
Internal or External: Internal
Credits: 4
Level 1 Literacy Credits: Y
University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
Numeracy Credits: 0
Credit Summary
Total Credits: 19
Total Level 1 Literacy Credits: 4
Total University Entrance Literacy Credits: 0
TotalNumeracy Credits: 3

Disclaimer

POLICY
It is the policy of Lynfield College to have school-wide policies that inform parents and students of the criteria for administering all Assessments for National Qualifications.

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