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Multimedia Authoring1 This is a subject about the development of small IT applications involving multiple digital media to improve the communication of: Information Concepts Ideas Feelings An atmosphere Purchasing opportunities Etc.
Multimedia Authoring2 Learning Objectives: Describe the key features of the hardware and software that enables small multimedia applications Justify the selection of appropriate data representation, file type and data storage requirements for a small multimedia application. Demonstrate knowledge about multimedia design considerations including usability. Identify and discuss the implications of the legal and ethical issues associated with a small multimedia application. Develop small multimedia applications that involve digital movies, images, text, sound and animations, and that meet a user’s requirements, and address pertinent ethical and legal issues. Develop and apply the self-learning skills necessary to become proficient in the software applications used to develop multimedia applications
Multimedia Authoring3 The applications developed will integrate the following media types: Text Sound Images Animations Digital Movies
Multimedia Authoring4 For each media type you will learn: The underlying principles The way data is represented The file types Design considerations including usability Legal and ethical issues Hardware requirements Competencies with the appropriate software and hardware
Multimedia Authoring5 The software you will gain competency with includes: Dreamweaver CS4 Fireworks CS4 iMovie HD Flash CS4 GarageBand 3 Audacity 1.25
Multimedia Authoring6 Lecturers: Dr. Chris Cope and Dr. Lorraine Staehr Times: Lecture – Tue, 11am, B2.33, Thu, 9am, B1.08 Computer Lab. – Tue, Noon, B1.08 Computer Lab. – Thu, 10am, B1.08 Extra Computer Lab. Times will be organised as necessary
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Multimedia Authoring8 Computing Facilities Redgum Server for Log On and file storage (small) Need an account - iMacs (24 in room B1.08) Multimedia software File storage (large) Must use same machine throughout semester
Multimedia Authoring10 Multimedia Authoring Assignment Dates Week 4Theme Development Week 6Web Site Week 8Images Week 10 Digital Movie Week 12Sound Week 13 Usability, Accessibility, Legal and Ethical Issues Assignment The assignment involves the development of a multimedia web site that supports the needs of a company/organisation.