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Multimedia design seminar ( 6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL)



Caulfield First semester 2006 (Day)

Synopsis: In this unit students gain an awareness of the most effective ways to document and present their methods and ideas. Understanding of multimedia design practice is expanded through the introduction of management and business practices specific to the discipline. Methods for research in multimedia design are explored.

Objectives: On successful completion of this unit, students will: 1. develop presentation skills allowing them to present their concepts in a logical and informed manner that has relevancy to their target audience; 2. be able to document their management and planning strategies and present these in a cohesive manner; 3. develop an effective research strategy for multimedia design; 4. be able to effectively communicate with sponsors, clients, users and other professionals; 5. understand the legal, ethical and philosophical issues relating to information access and delivery; 6. be able to communicate the role they are most suited to in the multimedia industry and the opportunities available to practitioners with their particular skill base; 7. understand the changing nature of the multimedia design industry and how to plan their career around the changes.

Assessment: Seminar paper: 40% Reflective report: 40% Essay: 20%

Contact Hours: 1 lecture hour, 2 seminar hours and 9 hours of independent study

Prerequisites: TAD4793

Corequisites: MMD5002