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EDF6441 - Issues in educational multimedia

12 points, SCA Band 0, 0.250 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Education

Leader: Dr B Holkner


Clayton First semester 2007 (Evening)
Clayton First semester 2007 (Off-campus)


Issues in the evaluation of multimedia packages. How to use a multimedia authoring system. Practical and research work may be conducted from work or home.


Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to evaluate a range of multimedia products in an education or training context; be familiar with current multimedia standards and technologies and their applications in education; be able to create an educational package which uses elements of multimedia; have critically examined the use of multimedia packages within a learning environment.


Research paper (4000 words): 50%
Design Brief and Multimedia application (4000 word equivalent): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week