Year 11 Subjects – Information Processing and Publishing

Level: Stage 1
Subject Name: Information Processing and Publishing
Prerequisites: Nil
Assumed Knowledge: 10 Information Processing and Publishing

Course summary

Students develop their understanding of design principles and practical skills in digital design programs including Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver. Students apply these skills to develop print media and web design products to effectively communicate information in a visually appealing manner.

The Web Design component of the courses focuses on HTML and CSS styling including animation.

Students complete skills tasks, an issues analysis and a major project. The major project uses the design process in Print Media to investigate, device, produce and evaluate their design on a topic of the students choice.

Course content:

  • Print Media
  • Web Design with CSS


  • Three Practical Skills Tasks - 50%
  • One Issues Analysis Report - 20%
  • Project and Documentation - 30%