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Unit details

SIT264 - Authoring of Interactive Media

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:SIT262, SIT363
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Elicia Lanham

Prerequisite:

SIT161 or SIT162 plus 2 SIT-coded units

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

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

Content

The design and development of interactive media systems involves; complex system analysis and design, the application of project management principles, and the integration of diverse content through interactive media authoring. This unit focuses on the authoring stage of this process.

The authoring stage is a vital part of the development of interactive media systems and involves bringing together the multimedia assets and interaction processes. The authoring process is supported by a wide variety of tools, ranging from simple presentation systems such as Microsoft PowerPoint, to more complex authoring systems such as Adobe Director. This unit will discuss the merits application of these different authoring tools, as well as identifying and discussing the different authoring processes which can also be applied.

On completing this unit, students will be able to: analysis existing authored solutions and suggest revised outcomes based on their knowledge gained, author multimedia content for digital delivery, and apply scripting languages to extend the basic functionality of authoring programs.

Assessment

Examination 40%, Assignment 1 - 15%, Assignment 2 - 20%, Assignment 3 - 25%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$2898$3005

* 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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