Course Title: Digital Media Technologies Foundations

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Digital Media Technologies Foundations

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM2702

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

345H Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Viet3 2015,
Viet3 2016

COMM2702

RMIT University Vietnam

Undergraduate

840H Centre of Communication and Design

Face-to-Face

Viet1 2017,
Viet2 2017,
Viet3 2017

Course Coordinator: Don Gordon

Course Coordinator Phone: +84 8 3776 1300 ext. 1361

Course Coordinator Email: don.gordon@rmit.edu.vn


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None


Course Description

In this course you will focus on the application of digital media technologies, including how digital media technologies are used to create and deliver content across multi-platform applications. You will explore, imaging, audio and video production practice, and investigate how to integrate digital media technologies into industry standard projects.

This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for DP008 Diploma of Design (Digital Media). This course includes a work integrated (WIL) learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/ or community is integral to your experience.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Course Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss ways in which design and technology are influenced by social issues.
  • Apply theory and technical skills to capture and produce digital media (sound, images, video).
  • Identify and apply industry standards in digital media production.
  • Investigate and assess the most appropriate technology for the development of digital media productions.
  • Produce digital media that can be distributed across a range of platforms.


Program Learning Outcomes
In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

  • Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental, ethical and social awareness.


Overview of Learning Activities

You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities, such as studios, project work, lectures, tutorials, discussion, individual and group activities.


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, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

The University Library has extensive resources for Digital Media students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies: http://rmit.libguides.com/cat.php?cid=29911

The Library provides guides on academic referencing: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library/referencing and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.


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.

Assessments for this course will be:

  • Comparative case study, design and social issues (25%)
  • Individual evaluation, product and process (25%)
  • Group project, image and audio, concept to realisation (50%)

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.

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