Editing Multimedia Publications

Course code CMNS3480Units 10Level 3000Faculty of Science and Information TechnologySchool of Design, Communication and IT

Develops the principles of production, editing and design of screen- and print-based documents and multimedia for web-based delivery. Students will through production engage with social and cultural communication theories. As students will be generating documents for both print and on-line applications they will have the opportunity to review the production requirements and professional practices required for both media.

Not available in 2015

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 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 have the opportunity to review the production requirements and professional practices required for both media.
Industrial Experience0
Assumed KnowledgeCMNS1000 and CMNS1090 and/or DESN2270
Modes of DeliveryInternal Mode
Teaching MethodsLecture
Seminar
Student Projects
Computer Lab
Assessment Items
Essays / Written Assignments
Laboratory Exercises
Presentations - Group
Projects
Contact HoursLecture: for 1 hour(s) per Week for 1 weeks
Computer Lab: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term