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Vectorworks is a design software that delivers a flexible and collaborative design process to interiors, architecture, landscaping and entertainment professionals. For Mac or Windows.
The class will be taught and/or online at a specific course time each week using MS Teams. You will learn via a mix of presentation, active learning exercises, assignments, demonstrations, hand-outs, step-by-step instructions, pair working and group discussion. One-to-one tuition will be given to help develop ideas and skills. There are many advantages to learning in an online environment - benefit from anytime-access to an archive of course materials, resources and links to help you with projects and assignments. Gain instant support and answers to questions via forums and receive one to one tutor and peer support. All Morley College students receive a generous discount on Adobe CC Software (see below) and a free Microsoft Office account with Email, MS Teams, Office Apps and much more! The classes are informal and allow for question and answer sessions, technical advice and support depending on your needs. You will receive regular assessment and feedback on your progress. You will work as a class, in small break out groups; in pairs and one-to-one with your tutor. All course material will be instantly accessible via the learning platform and the sessions may be recorded so that you may return to them later. This will only be done with group consent. Learners will be encouraged to use the class forums to engage with each other during the class and to support each other with project work between classes if required. In order to ensure that you make the best possible progress on your course, you will have regular feedback from your tutor, in a constructive and supportive environment.
A keen interest in the subject and the ability to attend the sessions regularly is key to your success. As part of the course you will be asked to read material, take notes, listen to instructions and discuss related topics, therefore students should have a reasonable level of skill in speaking, reading and writing in English.
It would be helpful if you have some familiarity with Macintosh and/or PC computers and know how to use standard menus and commands; however, this is not an essential requirement as these skills can be picked up during the course. As this is a course primarily delivered on computers; students will be encouraged to be aware of fatigue and eye strain and take breaks when necessary. Your tutor will therefore build in project assignments, reconvening as a group to share the progress of work. Information about computers and the relevant software will be provided by the tutor.
If you are learning software, it would be of benefit to possess the software for use at home. As a student of Morley College you are entitled to a generous discount on Adobe CC Software. It would be helpful for you to have a pen and notepad, as you may wish to take notes. Also recommended is a storage device such as a USB Memory stick (minimum 8GB), mini-hard drive or access to a cloud storage service. This is for storage of media during the course, and of your work at the end. The Vectorworks software and student license can be obtained from the Vectorworks website. You will need to provide credentials to show you are a student at Morley College London and the simplest way to do that is use your Morley e-mail address, which is your student number followed by @morley.ac.uk e.g. firstname.lastname@example.org Students who provide us with their personal e-mail address are sent details of their Morley e-mail address and how to access it.
This course can be taken alongside with any of our digital design, film and photography courses. So, after your course ends why not continue to build your skills? We offer a wide range of courses in Adobe Software and Graphic Design, new courses in WordPress Website and Blog Design using WordPress.Com and WordPress.Org. Coding for the Web skills and Adobe Software classes at beginners, intermediate and advanced levels are also available to develop your essential Graphic Design and Illustration skills. ‘Proud to Present...!’ 2020 Student work and Exhibitions See what our Digital Design and Photography students have produced this year by heading over to Digital Media - Made at Morley 2020 - Morley’s dedicated Summer Shows for 2020! Visit the Morley Digital Blog - for News, Galleries, Events and Student Spotlights. A comprehensive site to give you a good flavour of what we do! Morley Digital Blog Students on Lockdown! ‘SeeSaw Exhibition’ - The Morley Professional Development Photography Course. Catch a great online exhibition featuring the work of our photographers responding to the national Covid19 lockdown SeeSaw Exhibition Look us up, browse and follow on social media: Morley Digital Instagram and Morley Digital Facebook