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Task 10: view of- The best, most enjoyable, or most useful part of the course

For me, the visual imagery aspect to the course was the most enjoyable part. This included Gestalt, Iconic, Symbolic and Indexical imagery. The use of optical illusions in Gestalt I found really fascinating, when completing the task I found it enjoyable looking for Gestalt in my everyday life and seeing how it can be used in a really creative way, whilst remembering the theory that I had learnt in class to back it up. Iconic, Symbolic and indexical images I found a similar fascination for, when finding real life examples and applying the learned theory from class.

The part of the course that I found least enjoyable was the historical approach to the beginning of the course, I found the pre-history of printing and the evolution of type to be very long winded at time and thus not keeping my attention. Though, I do see how an understanding of the history is an important aspect to the course.

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Task 8: Description of format to document

-Hierarchy of Headings (e.g. Heading 1 and Heading 2). Headings now engage the reader. Use of colour for headings.

-Font changed throughout document to ‘Arial’ for clear reading.

-Font size used. Same size font for body of text. Same size font for tables. Same size font for headings etc. Size of font is readable and easy to see throughout.

-Detailed and numbered contents page.

-Page numbers.

-Cover page- Establishes style via font choice and hierarchy of writing size used. Bold and underline used to highlight key information in order for clear reading. Photo and source added,  page boarder added,

-Put the relevant information into tables- clear and formatted correctly. Same size typography, letter fit and style for all. Bold headings used in tables to distinguish heading from main body information.

-Put the relevant information into charts- Same chart type where relevant, same style sizing and format for clarity throughout. Minimized data ink, avoided empty ranges in charts and avoied grid lines where they aren’t needed.

-Use of ‘Bold’ to highlight table and chart headings.

-Use of footers for references.

-Bullet points put in where relevant and same style bullet points flow throughout document.

-Equal spacing between each paragraph.

-Equal spacing between each new section.

-Spell check and grammatical errors fixed.

-Overall consistency throughout