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SIT162 - Interactive Media Systems

Unit details

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Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

E Lanham





Incompatible with:


Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 2 hour practical per week


You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


Interactive media is the combination of the digital forms of the 5 multimedia assets: text, images, sounds, video and animation with the addition of interactive elements. This unit aims to build on the theories and principles of interactive media and provide students with a theoretical and practical introduction to design criteria and the design process of information delivered by interactive media. The unit will cover user needs analysis and designing for the user, selection of suitable technology, designing for computer-based media, and the use of the major software tools and their accompanying skills.


Assignment 1 20%, assignment 2 20%, assignment 3 40%, online quiz 20%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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