In this module, you will learn about Graphic Design, and how to apply design in diverse digital settings.
You will learn to understand the importance of design elements and art principles in practical projects
The exchange project has a virtual part carried out online. This takes two- four weeks.
After that you will go to the Ireland for a two-week stay.
This includes a short practical work-based project with an Irish company.
The virtual part of the project will connect you with the Irish student group and will help you to get to know the subject.
The cultural activities planned will help develop your intercultural awareness and broaden your horizon.
For the physical exchange part, the two-week visit looks as follows.
2 days of workshops & job shadowing in an Irish company with an Irish buddy student
2 days attending lectures/workshops
3 days of Workshops/job shadowing with an Irish company and an Irish buddy student
1day attending lectures/workshops
1 day of final presentation on the companies visited and the learning objectives achieved.
In this module about Graphic Design, you will learn skills such as
organising trips and/ or events
written and oral communication in English
You will also learn Soft skills such as
|Description||Learn to apply design elements and art principles in real-world settings|
|Learning outcomes||After following this module, You will be able to (skills) Communicate in EnglishAnalyse complex design problemsCooperate with other students from another countryCooperate with students from another educational discipline You will know more about: (knowledge) The field of designDesign thinkingEducation in another country You will gain (competences or attitude): An open mindMore courage to take actionCommunication skills Intercultural awareness|
|School: Responsible teacher: E-mail:||To be filled out by the sending school|
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|Preparation (Virtual/at home)||4 week online programme with your entire class |
1 hour per week – with whole class Task 1: Exchange (via email or team chat) personal details with the other EU students (name, age, hobbies, studies, where you live etc). Task 2: In own country team, research 1 Irish/Finnish/Dutch company/business (location, product/service, employee numbers etc) Task 3: present your findings from Task 2 (recorded) Task 4: For visiting students only: Complete research on Ireland/The Netherlands/Finland (population, language, location etc)
|Week 1||Physical visit to Ireland: |
Day 1, Monday 20th February: Icebreaker(s) in class (details to follow) Irish students – presentation on Carlow and the region Task 1: All Students – team presentation to introduce yourselves Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 February:
in-school workshop, job shadowing at an Irish design company with an Irish buddy Student Cultural visit – Wednesday
Thursday 23 and Friday 24th February:
education programme, design a minimalist stamp, apply design skills at Carlow Institute
Monday 27 February, Tuesday 28 and Wednesday 01 March:
internship, job shadowing at an Irish company with an Irish buddy Student
Thursday 02 March:
education programme continued Friday 03 March: Presentations and reflections -> a view on the 2 weeks, what have you done, what have you seen and what is your reflection on it? Closing activity Wrap up lunch for all students Evaluation and certificates
|Evaluation||Group / team evaluation|
|Goal||Exploring the project Virtual Introduction (pre-visit) over 4 weeks|
|Activities|| Read the assignments |
Have contact with the class abroad
Exchange (via email or team chat or recorded video) personal details with the other EU students (name, age, hobbies, studies, where you live etc). In own country team, research 1 Irish/Finnish/Dutch company/business (location, product/service, employee numbers etc) & present their findings For Irish & visiting Dutch/Finnish students only: Complete research on Ireland/The Netherlands/Finland (population, language, location etc)
|Assignment||Presentation: Brief introduction to an Irish design company (who they are, where are they located and what do they produce) (recorded)|
|Theory||Soft skills (presentation/communication/teamworking/collaboration)|
|Goal||Know where you go to, and what you can expect.|
|Result||Acquainted with the place you go to Knowing the people you’ll work with|