Caulfield Second semester 2005 (Day)
Synopsis: The unit will develop further the basic concepts of information technology and the hardware and software tools focussing mainly on specialist tools which are used in multimedia systems. 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 60%. Practical Assignments and Project Work: 40%
Contact Hours: Students will be required to attend one 2 hour lecture and one 2 hour tutorial per week. A combination of an end-of-semester examination together with a number of unit tests will be used to assess the student's knowledge of basic computer jargon and concepts. They will be required to identify and describe the characteristics of the information technology components, and discuss their application to the development of multimedia products and systems.
Prohibitions: MMS2402, IMS2402