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Unit description

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.

Unit content

Animation introduction, theory and techniques overview
Ideas generation & story development
Visual style & character design
The animation production process
Sound Design
The origins of animation
21st-century animation
Projection Mapping
Interactive, Non-linear and Experimental animation

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1describe and critically analyse theoretical and practical issues involved in multimedia communication and production
2demonstrate skills in software packages required for producing a multimedia product
3understand and demonstrate concepts of developing and constructing time-based media projects
4develop a capacity for self-learning and research in the production of a multimedia project
5demonstrate skills in project management of a multimedia project.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe and critically analyse theoretical and practical issues involved in multimedia communication and production
  2. demonstrate skills in software packages required for producing a multimedia product
  3. understand and demonstrate concepts of developing and constructing time-based media projects
  4. develop a capacity for self-learning and research in the production of a multimedia project
  5. demonstrate skills in project management of a multimedia project.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (12 weeks)
Structured online learning 2 hours  (12 weeks)
Assessment
Participation10%
Project Proposal and Plan40%
Animation Project and Critical Reflection50%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every session. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Southern Cross University employs different teaching methods within units to provide students with the flexibility to choose the mode of learning that best suits them. SCU academics strive to use the latest approaches and, as a result, the learning modes and materials may change. The most current information regarding a unit will be provided to enrolled students at the beginning of the study session.

Fee information

Domestic

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International

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