Develops students' knowledge of the theory and practice of digital multimedia communication and production. Students apply previously learned skills in digital media by integrating text, still images, audio, video and animation, to the planning and development of a basic online animated production.
Module 1: Introduction & history
- Classic animation history, theory and techniques overview
- New wave of animation techniques as applied to new and traditional media forms
Module 2: Pre-production, design & production
- Project planning, development and construction
- Sound and video in animation
Module 3: Broadening horizons & conclusion
- Feedback and evaluation
- 21st-century animation
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||describe and critically analyse theoretical and practical issues involved in multimedia communication and production||Creativity|
|2||demonstrate skills in software packages required for producing a multimedia product||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||understand and demonstrate concepts of developing and constructing time-based media projects||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|4||develop a capacity for self-learning and research in the production of a multimedia project||Lifelong learning|
|5||demonstrate skills in project management of a multimedia project.||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hours (12 weeks)|
|Project proposal and plan||25%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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