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Unit description

Provides students with methods, skills and tools to analyse, contextualise, develop, optimise and manage contemporary multimedia resources for enhancing user experience. It takes students through the creative production of multimedia resources to build functional interactive applications. Students also examine issues related to performance, privacy, security and cultural aspects of multimedia products.

Unit content

Module 1: Introduction to digital media, animation and graphics
Module 2: Audio and video effects and encoding
Module 3: Designing for multi-modal interactivity
Module 4: Storage and delivery of multimedia products
Module 5: Managing multimedia production
Module 6: Performance, privacy, security and cultural aspects of multimedia products

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:
1analyse various types of contemporary multimedia resources and distinguish their characteristics.
2contextualise, develop and optimise contemporary multimedia resources for interactive applications.
3manage team-based creative production.
4evaluate and propose solutions to performance, security, privacy and cultural aspects of multimedia resources.

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

  1. analyse various types of contemporary multimedia resources and distinguish their characteristics.
  2. contextualise, develop and optimise contemporary multimedia resources for interactive applications.
  3. manage team-based creative production.
  4. evaluate and propose solutions to performance, security, privacy and cultural aspects of multimedia resources.

Prescribed Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts
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Prescribed Resources/Equipment
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
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Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
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Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
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Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Project40%
Project40%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (weekly)
Assessment
Report20%
Project40%
Project40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. 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 teaching period.

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