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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Introductory

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 use appropriate hardware and software to capture, create and manipulate complex digital audio and digital video
2 provide documentation and rationale for using digital audio and/or digital video within interactive multimedia applications across a range of situational contexts
3 produce digital audio and digital video resources
4 describe advances in digital audio and video manipulation, compression and transmission that will affect multimedia development and delivery.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. use appropriate hardware and software to capture, create and manipulate complex digital audio and digital video
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  2. provide documentation and rationale for using digital audio and/or digital video within interactive multimedia applications across a range of situational contexts
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  3. produce digital audio and digital video resources
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  4. describe advances in digital audio and video manipulation, compression and transmission that will affect multimedia development and delivery.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA5:

Prescribed texts

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Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.