Unit 3B Applied Information Technology

week 7


Coursework - Digital Data and Information

Creative Application of Information Design Principles
• application of information design principles
• development of strategies for applying technologies and consideration of purpose, meaning, audience and client specifications
• characteristics of information produced for purposes
• independent use of standards and conventions to create multi-tiered solutions
• techniques and terminology for representing the design of solutions and output for those purposes
• common formats and conventions
• criteria for evaluating the effectiveness of a solution.




This week you will continue with the Production Task. This task will be produced in a similar format to the Production question in the W.A.C.E. External Examination that you will sit in November.


Details of Task 2

Download Task 2


Marking Key for Task 2


Web Based Resources for Task 2 - Production


Design Presentation

Apple iPad

Android Tablets

TouchScreen Monitors


Video using a Touch Screen



Design Resources for Task 2


Bluemoon Web Design

4 Principles of Good Design for Web Sites

All Graphic Design Portal

What is Graphic Design

Elements and Principles of Design



Additional Resources


Web Standards Curriculum this site is an excellent resource for Section 4 of the WACE examination. In particular you should study the sections 7. What a good website needs, 8. Colour Theory (scroll through this page to see examples of web pages with explanations of the chosen colours and the reasoning behind them) 9. Building a site wireframe and 10. Colour schemes and design mockups. These four chapters contain examples and ideas that you can include in your design.


Examples of Good Design This site explains with examples what is good design


Principles of Design explains the principles of proportion, emphasis, direction, contrast, balance


Elements of Design explains the elements of line, shape, space, size & scale, texture, colour



Example pic