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Multimedia and society (6 points)


Leader: To be advised

Berwick Second semester 2003 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: This unit will examine the social, historical, organisational and business context of the development of multimedia. It will describe the social, cultural and business background to the current explosion of interest in multimedia systems, and will explore the wider social and organisational impacts and implications of multimedia and the technologies which support it. Major benefits for using multimedia will be identified, as well as potential problems, such as institutional or entrenched resistance.

Assessment: Essay (1500 words) 30% + Tutorial paper (1000 words) 20% + Essay (2000 words) 50%

Contact Hours: One 3 hour lecture & tutorial and 9 hours of independent study per week

Prerequisites: VCM1101 and VCM1102

Prohibitions: TAD2791,TAD2794,TAD3792

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