Course Title: Interactive Media 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Interactive Media 1

Credit Points: 12.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345H Media and Communication


Sem 1 2006,
Sem 1 2007,
Sem 1 2008,
Sem 1 2009,
Sem 1 2010,
Sem 1 2011,
Sem 1 2012,
Sem 1 2013,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2016,
Sem 1 2017


RMIT University Vietnam


345H Media and Communication


Viet3 2014,
Viet1 2015,
Viet2 2015,
Viet3 2015,
Viet1 2016,
Viet2 2016,
Viet3 2016,
Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017

Course Coordinator: Ms Li Ping Thong

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 3037

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Availability: Email to make an appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

In this course you will explore the key concepts of interactivity, user experience design and information architecture, and develop interactive web-based projects. A focus will be the development of web pages, website design and introductory functions of web authoring and coding. This will enable you to design and construct individual pages and websites with a view to the end user and how they will interact with the content. In the course you will develop skills in planning and producing web projects, which includes organising and delivering content to users while applying recent advances in technology.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

You will be assessed on your development of the following program learning outcomes in this course:

  • Communicate using diverse formats and strategies to audiences within and external to your discipline.
  • Apply a body of theoretical and practical knowledge and specific skills in media and communication, in which to base your professional practice or future study.

Upon the successful completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss the key concepts of interactivity, user experience design, and information architecture for web-based environments.
  • Investigate and select the appropriate technology to meet the demands of interactive design problems.
  • Analyse user needs, organise information and create navigation strategies.
  • Control the visual presentation of typography, colour and layouts through scripting languages and coding for delivery across multiple platforms.
  • Reflect on the effectiveness of web projects in terms of user-centred design concepts.

Overview of Learning Activities

You will be engaged in learning that involves a range of face-to-face activities such as workshops, lectures, tutorials, group and class discussion and individual research.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

Assessment may include projects, assignments, critiques, reports and presentations, individually and/or in groups.

Assessment will cover both theoretical and practical aspects of your learning. You will be able to develop your work in relation to your own specific areas of interest in your professional practice.

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

A student charter summarises your responsibilities as an RMIT student as well as those of your teachers.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: Assessment