20 Credits SPRING

Aims/Description: Digital multimedia plays a key role in many information professions, offering many potential benefits to areas that employ multimedia technologies. Indeed, digital multimedia is already having an impact on activities in the fields of business, entertainment, cultural heritage, education, medicine and journalism. The module provides an introduction to the area of digital multimedia including key concepts and technologies involved in creating/using digital content, and developing multimedia applications. Lectures are structured in two main areas: (1) the creation and use of digital media (e.g. images, videos and sounds), and (2) the production of multimedia applications. Combined with a series of practical lab-based sessions based on Adobe Flash, you are provided with skills enabling you to design and create simple multimedia applications.

Staff Contact: Dr Paul Clough
Teaching Methods: Lectures, Practical Demonstration Sessions
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work

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