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MDIA 3540 - UI/UX Strategy 2

Media Communications Part-time Studies Course

School of Business + Media

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Course Details

This course focuses on building UI elements using various design applications. Students will be introduced to the guidelines for building UI elements, utilize their knowledge in several design applications to create UI components and finally export them in the proper formats. The knowledge acquired in this course will help students finalize their interactive or web related projects initiated during term three. Students will be evaluated by a series of in-class assignments and term project.


MDIA 2540



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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Develop guidelines for creating UI elements for web, mobile and interactive projects.
  • Utilize online tools in building UI elements for web, mobile and interactive projects.
  • Demonstrate the use of various design applications (such as Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign) in creating UI elements.
  • Export UI elements with proper size and transparency settings for multiple platforms.
  • Plan and design effective ready to use interfaces.
  • Plan and create UI component libraries and templates.

Effective as of Winter 2020

Related Programs

MDIA 3540 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business + Media

  1. New Media Design and Web Development (Certificate - Diploma Pathway)
    Full-time   Diploma
  2. New Media Design and Web Development
    Full-time   Diploma
  3. User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) Design
    Part-time   Associate Certificate


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