14/15 Introduction to Study in Higher Education 10170 BA Graphic and Media Design
Introduction: Project 01: Zine Project (ISHE)
The unit will equip you with essential skills that will give you the confidence to navigate through the course and College and also to help you begin to develop a personal approach to your work. During the course of this unit you will be inducted into the College and course and will be introduced to a diverse range of facilities and resources to aid your learning at higher education as well as subject specific facilities including letterpress, model making, printmaking, photography and IT. Research is a fundamental activity, which informs everything that you do on the course and the unit will introduce you to research methodologies related to both contextual and theoretical studies and practical studio units including definitions of research, collection, methods of analysis, critical thinking, interpretation and documentation.
The skills you acquire through this unit indicate the beginning of your ‘Personal and Professional Development’ (PPD), and you should attempt to apply them and continuing using them in your approach to other units in the course.