Home » 2017/2018 GE Model » Science and Technology » GEST1009 / GEST013 – Multimedia Technology in Modern Society
Suggested Year of Study:Any
Duration:1 Semester
Credit Units:3
Offering Unit:FST

Department of Computer and Information Science

Medium of InstructionEnglish

Pre-requisites

None

Course Description

The aim of this course is to introduce and explore the impact of multimedia technology in different aspects of modern society. The contents include visual communications, digital content in website, digital effects, moving image, new media possibilities and experience. The course is also designed to provide the fundamentals and practices for popular technologies and application software for 2D and 3D composition in our daily lives, such as Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk 3DS Max, etc. Lastly the course explores the creativity in interactive and tangible media, and possible research areas in multimedia.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILO)

Upon completion of the course, students will be able:

1. to describe the fundamentals of multimedia technology, including visual communications, computing, entertainment, new media possibilities and experience;

2. to articulate the functionalities of the basic components of 2D and 3D composition under different digital effects;

3. to utilize basic multimedia software in practical activities in daily life;

4. to identify and describe the potential creativity in interactive and tangible media, and possible research areas in multimedia.