Exploring Digital Design
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Exploring Digital Design

Combine design fundamentals with graphics, web design, 3D modeling, and digital video.
3.8 (131 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
3,446 students enrolled
Last updated 9/2014
English
Price: Free
Includes:
  • 12 mins on-demand video
  • 16 Articles
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Explore basic principles, processes, and tools that belong in a designer’s toolkit
  • Examine how designers conceptualize and answer digital design problems
  • Become familiar with how to communicate a story through design
  • Explore employment and career paths in digital design
  • Analyze your own professional or personal design ideas
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Requirements
  • Interest in learning more about digital design
  • No previous digital design experience necessary—just an openness to learn more about design approaches, processes, and tools
Description

What types of advertisements and digital media catch your attention and peak your interest? Would you like to learn how to create and communicate effective digital designs? Are you interested in learning more about how to communicate your creative ideas in a way that will capture the attention of your audience? Then this course is for you!

Organizations hire digital design professionals—in part, for their creative talents; but ultimately—to solve problems. So what principles, processes, and tools should you have in your creative, visual problem-solving toolkit? In this course, you will consider how designers think; how design approaches, processes, and tools might vary for different mediums; and how to communicate a story through design.

Who is the target audience?
  • Professionals who want to learn more about digital design and how to incorporate design thinking in their workplace
  • Anyone who is considering a future design career
  • Anyone looking to learn basic design fundamentals
  • Anyone interested in design
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Curriculum For This Course
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Exploring Digital Design
1 Lecture 01:39
Welcome and Course Guidelines
01:39
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Welcome to the Course
3 Lectures 02:58

Welcome to this exciting course about the field of Digital Design and Communication!

Exploring Digital Design
02:07

Resource Suggestions
00:17

Discussion Prompt
00:34
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Welcome to the Field
3 Lectures 00:44
Voices From the Field
00:17

Resource Suggestions
00:13

Discussion Prompt
00:14
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Making Connections
3 Lectures 02:40

View this video of a subject matter expert discussing the field of digital design and professional resources.

Making Connections
02:08

Resource Suggestions
00:15

Discussion Prompt
00:16
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Topic 1: Visual Thinking and Graphic Design
3 Lectures 02:13

View this video of a subject matter expert discussing visual thinking and graphic design and presenting the skills and abilities designers needed to be creative and effective and the subject matter of design: the language, the elements, and the principles of design.

Visual Thinking and Graphic Design
01:38

Resource Suggestions
00:15

Discussion Prompt
00:20
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Topic 2: Designing Online Experiences
3 Lectures 02:35

View this video of a subject matter expert discussing the interactive design field and how it is relatively new in comparison to the graphic design field.

Designing Online Experiences
02:15

Resource Suggestions
00:05

Discussion Prompt
00:14
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Topic 3: 3-D Trends, Tools, and Techniques
3 Lectures 02:15

View this video of a subject matter expert presenting the many applications of 3-D trends, tools, and techniques and how it is an emergent technology.

3D Trends, Tools and Techniques
02:00

Resource Suggestions
00:08

Discussion Prompt
00:07
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Topic 4: Digital Video and Motion Design
3 Lectures 02:02

View this video of a subject matter expert presenting the various examples where digital video and motion graphics are used.

Digital Video and Motion Design
01:32

Resource Suggestions
00:16

Discussion Prompt
00:13
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Further Exploration
1 Lecture 00:44

Use this information to find out more about the Digital Design and Communication Certificate program!

We Are The Frontier: www.wearethefrontier.com/courses

LDU logoLaureate Design Universities help prepare students for global careers in fields that seek creative thinkers. Through a career-focused academic approach featuring innovative curricula and online learning opportunities, students are provided with unique experiences and international perspectives that will help them succeed as creative professionals and global citizens. The universities that form this group are connected through integrated programs, visiting faculty, collaborative projects, and strong industry relationships. They are part of the Laureate International Universities network.

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Laureate Design Universities help prepare students for global careers in fields that seek creative thinkers. Through a career-focused academic approach featuring innovative curricula and online learning opportunities, students are provided with unique experiences and international perspectives that will help them succeed as creative professionals and global citizens. The universities that form this group are connected through integrated programs, visiting faculty, collaborative projects, and strong industry relationships. They are part of the Laureate International Universities network.