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MMS3403 - Creating narrative in multimedia

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Information Technology


Berwick First semester 2007 (Day)


The unit aims to develop the student's knowledge of the concept of narrative structure, and its importance in the development of their understanding of how to create, and implement contextually appropriate narrative forms for multimedia products and systems.
Topics will include: linear, visual and non-linear narrative, historical perspectives on the evolution of the narrative forms, and concepts such as representation, characterization, point of view, genre, closure, the role of the user, interactivity, immersion and engagement.


Assessment Task 1: Linear Narrative Project and Analysis (30%)
Assessment Task 2: Visual Narrative Project and Analysis (30%)
Assessment Task 3: Non-Linear Narrative Project: (40%)

Contact hours

Two hours of lectures and two hours of seminars per week