A Study on the Curriculum Structure and Industry Needs for Digital Media Design Education in Taiwan

Li-Shu Lu, Shing-Sheng Guan, Wen-shan Chang, Ching-Chun Huang
2013 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
The aim of design education is to cultivate professional designers into design industry, so that flourish design industry and enhance national competitiveness. The purpose of this study is to explore practical courses that conform digital media design industry. The methodology includes literature review, DACUM and interview. The research results are as follows: (1) According to the existing course analysis, courses can be divided into three aspects which contain seven categories. Cognition
more » ... ies. Cognition aspect includes humane cultivation, basic knowledge, and professional knowledge; affection aspect includes attitude and value judgment; technique aspect includes basic skill and advanced skill. (2) Analyzing the needs of digital design industry, there are five industry assortments: information software system, marketing planning and project management, art and communication designs, business sales, and script writing. (3)From the data mining results, the total number of demands was a total of 2,093 people. The majority of crew demand is in art and communication design assortment. Besides, the needs of capability can be categorized into cognition, sentiments, technique, experience and business. Finally, the results of this study may provide a guideline of curriculum formulation for Digital Media Design Education in Taiwan. Selection and peer review under responsibility of Prof. Dr. Hafize Keser.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2013.06.167 fatcat:oclsdamtavfrhgdez25qn5yxia