Unit description

Appropriate design and utilisation of interactivity is a fundamental component of successful multimedia applications. This unit provides students with the knowledge and skills to analyse different types of interactivity in multimedia applications and to apply rapid prototyping methods to develop a highly interactive multimedia application suitable for internet delivery.

Unit content

Topic 1: User Interfaces and Feedback
Topic 2: Scripts, Classes and Objects
Topic 3: Reusable Code
Topic 4: Grouping
Topic 5: Interacting with Text
Topic 6: Design Specification Documentation
Topic 7: Game Design
Topic 8: Rapid Application Development
Topic 9: Modular Development
Topic 10: Application Control and Customisation
Topic 11: Data Storage and Tracking
Topic 12: Evaluation and Product Presentation

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.

Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Prescribed texts

Session 2

  • Rozenzweig, G, 2010, Actionscript 3.0 Game Programming University, 2nd edn, Que Publishing, Indianapolis, Indiana. ISBN: 0-7897-4732-4.
Prescribed texts may change in future study periods.

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (10)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (10)
Assessment
TBA30%
TBA40%
Exam: closed book30%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (10)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (10)
Assessment
TBA30%
TBA40%
Exam: closed book30%

Hong Kong

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
TBA30%
TBA40%
Exam: closed book30%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (10)
Assessment
TBA30%
TBA40%
Exam: closed book30%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
TBA30%
TBA40%
Exam: closed book30%
Notice

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