FIT1046 - Creative computing foundations - 2017

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Information Technology

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  • Second semester 2017 (Day)


This unit provides Creative Computing students with foundation skills relevant to all other Creative Computing (Multimedia Development) major units. This unit covers the basics of information graphic, digital graphic and motion graphic editing and introduces the fundamentals of web production with CSS and HTML 5. The unit content will introduce students to some of the key conceptual, technical and craft issues related to digital media production, and give them the opportunity to create media products based on their own practice based research.


At the completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. research and evaluate established and emerging digital media technologies;
  2. apply digital media production techniques for a range of formats (i.e. information graphic motion graphic, digital graphic, web and mobile);
  3. analyse and assess digital media processes and technologies;
  4. design and develop digital media content.


In-semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 12 hours per week comprising:

  1. Contact hours for on-campus students:
    • One hour lecture/seminar
    • Three hours tutorial/laboratories
  2. Additional requirements (all students):
    • A minimum of 2-3 hours of personal study per one hour of lecture time in order to satisfy the reading, tute, prac and assignment expectations.

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