Unit aim

Convergence of digital audio and digital video has resulted in a proliferation of these resources. This unit provides students with the skills to design and develop a range of digital audio and digital video resources suitable for a wide range of situational contexts for interactive multimedia applications.

Unit content

Topic 1: Introduction to digital audio and the properties of sound
Topic 2: Audio fundamentals
Topic 3: Audio scripting
Topic 4: Audio editing basics
Topic 5: Storing digital media
Topic 6: Creating and manipulating audio and video
Topic 7: Video fundamentals
Topic 8: Video editing basics
Topic 9: Planning a video project
Topic 10: Digital media on the internet
Topic 11: Multimedia on new media devices
Topic 12: Business applications of digital media

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

  • No prescribed texts.

Session 3

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

Teaching and assessment

Coffs Harbour

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (10 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (10 weeks)
Assessment
Project report25%
Project report35%
Exam: closed book40%

Gold Coast

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (10 weeks)
Workshop on-site 2 hours (10 weeks)
Assessment
Project report25%
Project report35%
Exam: closed book40%

Online

Teaching method
Lecture online 1 hour (10 weeks)
Assessment
Project report25%
Project report35%
Exam: closed book40%

Papua New Guinea - IBSU Port Moresby

Teaching method
Structured online learning
Assessment
Project report25%
Project report35%
Exam: closed book40%
Notice

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Fee information

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