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CGRD151B A History of Visual Communication

15 Points

Students consider the role of visual communication design in society and culture, from the evolution of writing to the revolutions of 20th century modernism, through the study of visual images and critical theory.

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B Semester

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Required Reading
Meggs, P. and Alston Puris, J. Megg's History of Graphic Design, (4th edition), J.Wiley & Sons.
Lupton, Ellen, and Miller, Abbott (1999) Design Writing Research: writing on graphic design, Phaidon.

Assessment Ratio
Internal assessment/final examination ratio 1:0

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Class attendance is expected. The course notes provided are not comprehensive, additional material will be covered in class. You are responsible for all material covered in class.

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