Unit 3B Applied Information Technology

week 8


Coursework - Digital Data and Information

Creative Application of Information Design Principles
• Conventions applied to information
• Principles and Elements of Design
• Influence of the intended audience
• Navigation techniques—hyperlinks, buttons and icons
• Use of specific criteria for evaluating information solutions




This week you will continue 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


Microsoft Surface table

Review of Surface Table

McDonalds Restaurants

Dominos Pizza

HP Touchsmart PC

Flash Templates

Examples of Best Designed Websites







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

Colour Scheme Generator



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


Emerging Trends in Web Design

Example pic