Course Title: Design audiovisual installations

Part B: Course Detail

Teaching Period: Term1 2007

Course Code: EEET6452C

Course ID: 035483

Course Title: Design audiovisual installations

School: 345T Creative Media

Program Code: C5128 - Diploma of Audio Visual Technology

Course Contact : Adam Lovell

Course Contact Phone: 03 9925 4976

Course Contact Email:

Name and Contact Details of All Other Relevant Staff

John Cordon
0419 396 035

Nominal Hours: 33

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Pre-requisites and Co-requisites


Course Description

The purpose of this course is to develop your skills, attitude and knowledge to enable you to interpret briefs for AV systems integration and to design AV installation plans.

Skills and knowledge you will develop include understanding of:
  Analog & digital signal characteristics
   Cables, connectors & drawings
   Manufacturers catalogues & specifications
   Routing, signal flow & control concepts

National Codes, Titles, Elements and Performance Criteria

National Element Code & Title:

CUEAUD4A Design audiovisual installations

Learning Outcomes

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Overview of Learning Activities

Details of Learning Activities

Theory classes
Practical exercises and assessment tasks
Guest presenters
Private study

Teaching Schedule

Note: This course is taught concurrently with the course: VART5745C, Specify Sound Systems

TAFE WeekPlanned Class Activities (subject to change)
1Orientation week
2Introduction, Assessment explanation, Analog signal characteristics
3Analog Interfacing #1
4Analog Interfacing #2
5Analog Interfacing #3
7Progressive test Closed-book
8Digital Interfacing #1
9Digital Interfacing #2
10Digital Interfacing #3
11Practical Project construction #1
12Practical Project construction #2
13Practical Project construction #3
14Contingency class
15Individual Research Assignment coaching. (scheduled appointments)
16Individual Research Assignment coaching. (scheduled appointments)
17Presentations to the class
18Written Closed-Book test

Overview of Learning Resources

Learning Resources

Prescribed Texts


Other Resources

To be discussed in class

Overview of Assessment

1.    Practical: Electronic construction project. 30% of final course mark
2.    Progressive closed book test. 10% of final course mark
3.    Final closed book test. 30% of final course mark
4.    Research Assignment (1500 word assignment) 25% of final course mark
5.    Research Assignment Coaching Appointment. 5%

Assessment Tasks

1. Practical: Electronic construction project.
You will select an approved technical integration project and then complete it in class.
Note: Only approved projects will be accepted for assessment. Complete by week 13, 30% of final course mark.
2. Progressive closed book test: Week 6
Covering: analog integration techniques eg. Connectors, cables, signal characteristics & protocols. 10% of final course mark.
3. Final closed book test:            Week 17
Covering: digital integration techniques eg. Connectors, cables, signal characteristics & protocols. 30% of final course mark.
4. Research Assignment (1500 word assignment) Due Week 16 You will research and then present in class a paper covering current technology and AV integration techniques.
Note: Only approved research topics will be accepted for assessment. 25% of final course mark.
5. Research Assignment Coaching Appointment See notice board for details 5% of final course mark.

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