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SUBJECT
RESOURCES
ESSENTIAL FOR PLANNING
2012 PROGRAMS

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Curriculum & Standards
documents
Level 1 standards
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Level 3 standards

Curriculum-Standards Alignment

Resources for internally assessed
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Communication resources

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case you haven't seen it yet

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External website - NZQA
NZ TEACHERS
NCEA
standards
Level 1
Design and Visual
Communication
(Graphics) Technology
Level 1
Level 1 standards and
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LIST OF BEST
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RESOURCES

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SUMMARY
WEBSITE CONTENTS
VCE
2012 ADVICE FOR SCHOOL ASSESSMENT   (PDF - 1.3MB)
VCAA Bulletin VCE, VET and VCAL Supplement 1  February 2012
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2011 VCE EXAM
available now - PDF Document - CLICK HERE   EXTERNAL WEBSITE
CHIEF ASSESSOR'S REPORT NOT YET AVAILABLE
NEW       2011 VCE SCHOOL-ASSSSED TASK REPORT
available now - PDF Document - CLICK HERE EXTERNAL WEBSITE
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TOP DESIGNS 2012   INFORMATION NOW     CLICK HERE
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NZ
WEBSITE
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Design....ed
A Creative resource for
teachers

This site is designed to be
a support for teachers of
Design, Visual
Communication and
technology

by
Alastair WELLS
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Thank you for your continuing support of the VISUAL COMMUNICATION COMMUNITY's website
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THE NOUN
PROJECT
Hundreds (and counting) of
universal pictograms and
signs
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APHABET POSTERS  
ALPHABET POSTERS are usually
A for Apple, B for Bird, . . . . .
but they don't have to be

Here are examples showing some
'traditional' ALPHABET POSTERS, but
there are others that are quite different
CLICK HERE


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ISOMETRIC
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RESOURCES
The new VCE Study Design (see top of
web page) is accompanied by a very
comprehensive Word Document list of
RESOURCES - includes books and
websites.
It will be very useful and of interest to
ALL TEACHERS
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EXTERNAL WEBSITE - bottom of web
page


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ACTIVITY
MOVIE PICTOGRAM POSTER
Your task is to
DESIGN A POSTER FOR A FILM USING
PICTOGRAMS
What is a PICTOGRAM ?
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ISOTYPES
ISOTYPE (International System of
TYpographic Picture Education) - a
system for organising and displaying
information and statistics using pictures.
The system was initiated by
Otto Neurath
in the 1920s.
CLICK HERE

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THE NOUN PROJECT
The Noun Project’s mission is to
create a place that enables "sharing,
celebrating and enhancing the worldâ
€™s visual language".   Their website
houses hundreds (and counting) of
universal pictograms and signs from
many collaborating designers that are
attempting to surpass the language and
text barriers through simple visual
representations.
CLICK HERE
                      DETAILS

TOP DESIGNS 2012 OPEN
Open at MELBOURNE MUSEUM until 15 JULY
More information on MELBOURNE MUSEUM'S website,
including a few images of exhibited work
CLICK 'IMAGE GALLERY' AFTER YOU
CLICK HERE
EXTERNAL WEBSITE  

MORE IMAGES
'THE AGE' WEBSITE
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EXTERNAL WEBSITE

TOP DESIGNS 'FACEBOOK'
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EXTERNAL WEBSITE

MATTHEW WARDELL
VCAA Reviewer – Visual Communication and Design - on
Selection Panel
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TOP DESIGNS 2012
EDUCATION RESOURCES
EXCELLENT - PLEASE LOOK
Top Designs provides a range of programs and online and
printable resources, developed to support VCE students visiting
the exhibition and in the classrooms.

Exhibition Worksheets education kit
These printable worksheets are designed to support students
during a visit to the Top Designs exhibition.

Inside Professional Practice education kit
Melbourne Designers discuss their professional practises in
detail. Designed for VCE Visual Communication and Design
Unit 3 Outcome 3.

VCAA Study Design Presentations
YOU MUST SEE THIS   (DOWNLOAD IT)
Created by State Reviewers for the Top Designs education
program, these presentations use Top Designs folios and
finished products to give relevant VCE students and teachers a
comprehensive guide to their subject.

CLICK HERE
EXTERNAL WEBSITE

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UPDATED
YCN DESIGN BRIEFS 2011-12
Links to the DESIGN BRIEFS were changed on the external
website
THEY ARE NOW UP-TO-DATE
CLICK HERE

If you find a link that does not work, please contact me,
as I sometimes can find an alternative or may have the
information you want stored  -
David

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REMINDER:
VCE UNIT 3 - PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE
Question 6 in last year's Sample Test provided good
information about what to consider in regard to Professional
Practice in Unit 3
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TECHLINK
NEW ZEALAND
In 2004 a partnership between the Ministry of Education and
the Institution of Professional Engineers New Zealand (IPENZ)
resulted in the development of Techlink to provide resource
material to support the planning and implementation of
programmes in technology education, and case studies of
classroom practice.
CLICK HERE  
EXTERNAL WEBSITE

TECHLINK CASE STUDIES
Year 11 students at Whangarei Girls' High School worked on a
trial Retail Design unit
CLICK HERE

TECHLINK STUDENT SHOWCASE
Self-sustaining Coastal retreat plus more
CLICK HERE

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THE NOUN PROJECT
Hundreds (and counting) of universal pictograms and signs
from many collaborating designers that are attempting to
surpass the language and text barriers through simple visual
representations.
CLICK HERE  

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MERCEDES BENZ
LEFT AND RIGHT BRAIN POSTERS
PAINT, MUSIC, PASSION
Their print campaign draws on emotional ties between the left
and right brain. The beautiful illustrated spreads show
creativity, free spirit and passion of the right brain vs. the
familiar, accurate and linear. The campaign is beautiful,
articulate and creative. The copy is carefully crafted and works
with each illustration.
CLICK HERE
ALSO
CLICK HERE
OR
CLICK HERE
EXTERNAL WEBSITES
Thanks to Christine ELLIOTT for the info   

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APPS
< See information on left
Do you know of any other suitable Apps?
PLEASE LET ME KNOW
David
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APPS

From Gillian SMILLIE (NZ)
I have just bought an iPad2 and have
been having great fun with it - there are
some really good apps that others may be
interested in.
Thanks Gillian

DESIGN MUSEUM COLLECTION APP
The Design Museum Collection App is a
free download that presents 59
remarkable objects from the museum,
through film, audio, text  and
photographs. Search by time, material,
colour, location, manufacturer or designer
and discover designs which have shaped
the  modern world.
CLICK HERE

PHAIDON DESIGN CLASSICS
The most comprehensive collection of
design classics available at a special
introductory price for a limited period only.
This authoritative and meticulously
researched collection charts the story of
product design over the past 200 years. It
was years in  the making and was
compiled via rigorous selection process
by an international panel of design-world
insiders, including architects,  critics,
curators, product designers, auctioneers,
and historians. The application offers, at
the touch of a finger, access to an  
encyclopedic, illustrated history of 1,000
timeless design classics by not only
renowned designers.
about $30
CLICK HERE

ASKetch
ASKetch brings the experience of
charcoal drawing to your iPhone, iPad or
iTouch and its deliberate simplicity makes
it perfect for  beginners who want to learn
to draw without thinking about palettes
and tools
about $2
CLICK HERE

D&T
Design and Technology application
about $3 for 6 areas in one app, or about
$1 each area
CLICK HERE


30+ Design Apps on the Mac App
Store
A selection of some great Graphic &
Design Apps
CLICK HERE
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