Developing Multimedia Publications

Course code CMNS2500Units 10Level 2000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

The course will explore the development of publications for both print and on-line applications. Students will be producing traditional 'desktop published' documents and expand their skills by the development of on-line document delivery techniques. As students will be generating documents for both print and on-line applications they will be introduced to the production requirements and professional practices required for both media.

Available in 2015

Callaghan CampusSemester 2
UoN SingaporeTrimester 3
Previously offered in 2014
ObjectivesOn successful completion of the course, the student will have:
1. gained skills in the development of print and on-line publications;
2. gained skills in the editing of publications;
3. engaged with the conceptual and technical aspects of design for cross-media delivery of publications;
4. developed their ability to analyse their own and others work.
ContentThe course will explore the editing and design of publications for both print and on-line applications. Students will develop skills in producing traditional 'desktop published' documents and expand their skills by the development of on-line document delivery techniques. As students will be generating documents for both print and on-line applications they will have the opportunity to develop an understanding of the production requirements and professional practices required for both media.
Replacing Course(s)CMNS3480
TransitionStudents who have successfully completed CMNS3480 can not count CMNS2500 towards their degree.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCompletion of all 1000-level and CMNS2710 Public Relations Writing
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Seminar
Student Projects
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Laboratory Exercises
Presentations - Individual
Projects
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Workshop: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Timetables2015 Course Timetables for CMNS2500