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Multimedia tools for business ( 6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL)


Leader: TBA

Berwick Second semester 2005 (Day)

Synopsis: The unit will focus on the specialist tools which are used in multimedia systems development in support of business objectives. In particular attention will be given to the tools available to support linear and non-linear methods of editing sound and video; the use of multimedia authoring tools to create and edit training and other interactive multimedia presentations; tools and programming techniques for multimedia interactivity; design techniques for interactive multimedia; and technologies such as CD-Rom and DVD.

Assessment: Examination and unit tests 60%. Practical Assignments 40%

Contact Hours: The student workload requirement is 12 hours per week for 13 weeks. Students will attend 2 hours of lectures and one 2 hour tutorial/laboratory session per week. Students are expected to spend 8 hours per week on individual study and assignment work, including library and computing laboratory work beyond these normal class hours.

Prerequisites: This unit is only available to Bachelor of Multimedia Business and Computing students or other students by agreement of the SMS Undergraduate Course Director.

Corequisites: Nil

Prohibitions: MMS2402, BUS3400