Faculty of Education

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 1, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Education
OfferedClayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Michael Henderson


Students will acquire skills in constructing multimedia artefacts such as images, audio, and video, and understanding and practical skills in applying these artefacts into an educational resource. Throughout the unit students will have the opportunity to critically evaluate educational multimedia products and their role in education and training


Upon successful completion of this unit, students should be able to design and develop an original multimedia resource which uses a range of technologies; evaluate educational multimedia packages and environment; select and use appropriate hardware and software for the creation of a variety of multimedia artefacts.


All tasks negotiated but equivalent in total to 4,000 words: 1. Multimedia evaluation report (1,000 words): 20%+ 2. Media rich project (equivalent to 3,000 words): 80% Design and development of an educational multimedia resource.

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

18 contact hours and 6 hours of online activity per semester plus an average of 10 hours per week in self-directed study