Interactive Multimedia Authoring 1

Subject 760-464 (2008)

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Credit Points: 12.500
Level: Undergraduate
Dates & Locations:

This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:

Semester 2, - Taught on campus.
Pre-teaching Period Start not applicable
Teaching Period not applicable
Assessment Period End not applicable
Last date to Self-Enrol not applicable
Census Date not applicable
Last date to Withdraw without fail not applicable

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Time Commitment: Contact Hours: A 1-hour lecture and a 2-hour tutorial/computer laboratory per week
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Prerequisites: Admission into BCA honours or postgraduate diploma in Creative Arts.
Corequisites: None
Recommended Background Knowledge: None
Non Allowed Subjects: None
Core Participation Requirements:

For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.

It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support:


to be advised
Subject Overview:

This subject focuses on creative approaches to authoring interactive multimedia for a variety of platforms. This may include web site, CDROM and DVD authoring, utilising HTML/DHTML, Flash, Director and streaming rich media (MP3, QuickTime), basic Javascript and other programming languages/environments of choice. Students will develop their own projects and be encouraged to examine their work from technical, aesthetic and critical perspectives. Relevant developments in online environments will also be discussed and explored.

Assessment: A minor project equivalent to 1500 words 30% (due mid-semester) and a major project equivalent to 3500 words 70% (due at the end of semester).Assessment submitted late without an approved formal extension will be penalised at 2% per day. Students who fail to submit up to 2-weeks after the final due date without a formal extension and/or special consideration will receive a fail grade for the piece of assessment.
Prescribed Texts: Prescribed Texts:A subject reader will be available.
Breadth Options:

This subject is not available as a breadth subject.

Fees Information: Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date
Generic Skills:
  • be able to demonstrate development in their creativity and imagination;

  • be able to comprehend, measure and debate complex concepts;

  • be able to manage time effectively;

  • be able to access a broad range of research material;

  • be able to demonstrate advanced communications skills;

  • be able to work successfully with peers.


There is a quota of 20 students on this subject. This subject was previously offered as 760-533. Students who have completed 760-533 are not eligible to enrol in this subject.

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