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Qualities expected in prospective students include independence, determination, excellent communication both written and verbal and a sense of curiosity and enthusiasm about technology and the digital world.
This qualification is designed to provide a technical introduction to digital content publishing. You will develop skills in areas such as digital magazine production and image manipulation techniques.
In readiness for this course, we have prepared some resources and materials to expand your knowledge and develop your curiosity and learning in this subject.
The units you will study are as follows:
Unit 3: Digital Media Skills
Unit 9: App Production
Unit 14: Digital Magazine Production
Unit 28: Image Manipulation Techniques
Unit 29: 2D Digital Graphics
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Please could you do the following before you start the course and hand in during your first week of lessons (or before if you would like feedback)
Find two contrasting magazine covers. For example it could be Sport and Fashion or Film and Childrens. It doesn’t matter which two you choose just make sure they are different.
Compare and contrast your two magazine covers and answer the following questions:
Who is the target audience for these magazines? Think about age, gender, hobbies and interests.
How do the magazine covers appeal to the audiences you’ve identified in question 1?
How is colour used?
How is typography used?
How are images used?
Why do you think it is important to think about the target audience when designing a magazine?
These books are not essential, they are optional extras.
Graphic Design for Everyone: Buy here
Graphic Design: Buy here
Building Android Apps: Buy here
GRAPHIC DESIGN TUTORIALS AND TIPS
MIT APP INVENTOR
Learn to create and test your very own Android app!
PIXLR IMAGE EDITOR
Practise creating your own graphics using this online image editor
A COLLECTION OF EXCELLENT TECHNOLOGY DOCUMENTARIES TO WATCH ON NETFLIX
A COLLECTION OF EXCELLENT TECHNOLOGY DOCUMENTARIES TO WATCH ON BBC IPLAYER
DIGITAL MEDIA NEWS - BBC NEWS