Course Title: Creating Digital Media

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6045

Course Title: Creating Digital Media

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 136.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Creative Media


Course Contact: Brendan Lee

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

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Course Description

This course develops concept mapping, charting and storyboarding skills. It includes an introduction to the use of visual imagery and develops the technical ability to create basic digital story prototypes.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil pre and co requisites

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBM384 Creating Digital Media

Learning Outcomes

1. Write, select and apply text and scanned images and print out in storyboard sequence
2. Plan and develop interactive script, present interactive flowcharts and navigational structure for development
3. Write and record short voice-overs or utilise sound effects/music and apply to an interactive environment containing digital imagery
4. Create characters for digital media prototypes using visual signs including metaphors, symbols, objects and icons
5. Demonstrate historical and cultural influences of symbols and visual metaphors in digital media production.

Overview of Assessment

Research and critique new forms of writing – 20%
Create a series of images to describe an event – 20%
Create a website – 20%
Design an interaction animation from script to screen – 40%