Course Title: Author a Multimedia Product

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5128

Course Title: Author a Multimedia Product

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Naomi Herzog

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4345

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Course Description

In this course you will develop the skills and knowledge needed to author a multimedia product using industry standard authoring tools. You will learn to create a functional Flash interactive containing a mix of media content, as well as gaining a theoretical background into effective design and development practices.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFMEM02A Author a multimedia product


CUFMEM02A/01                    Identify multimedia elements

CUFMEM02A/02                    Identify scope of authoring software

CUFMEM02A/03                    Use authoring software

CUFMEM02A/04                    Create multimedia sequence

CUFMEM02A/05                    Evaluate multimedia prototype

CUFMEM02A/06                    Transform prototype into final product

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

 Students are required to complete class tutorial exercises, a proposal presentation and an individual based project,with supporting material. The project will require the student to plan, conceive, and create an authored Flash interactive. Assessment will be during the semester.

Assessment items include:

a)  4 class exercises in Flash (5% each)  - total 20%
b)  Class proposal presentation and document  – 20%
c)  EPOC (electronic proof of concept) - 15%
d) Major Project – create a Flash project with a minimum of 4 pages – 45% <h3> </h3>