Digital Media

Queensland University of Technology

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Digital Media

  • Host University

    Queensland University of Technology

  • Location

    Brisbane, Australia

  • Area of Study

    Visual Arts

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • Credit Points

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    4 - 6
  • Overview

    This unit examines the audio-visual conventions of digital media. It focuses specifically on analysing and creating moving images.
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of this unit you should be able to:
    1. Identify, interpret and articulate the audio-visual languages of a broad range of digital media that use moving images
    2. Apply techniques, skills and knowledge to create digital media artworks using moving images
    3. Exercise a broad and coherent understanding of moving image forms, practices and concepts relevant to Visual Arts
    This unit focuses on the evolution of audio-visual codes through the history of the moving image. It connects a broad range of screen-based and digital media with social and historical contexts as well as key formal and conceptual devices. The unit further focuses on the practical and technical skills necessary to acquire, manipulate and format digital media.
    Assessment name: Creative Work
    Description: You will create a digital media artwork using moving images. You will also write a short statement articulating the key concepts, forms and techniques employed in your artwork.
    Relates to objectives: 1, 2, 3
    Weight: 60
    Internal or external: Internal
    Group or individual: Individual
    Due date: Late Semeste
    Assessment name: Critique (oral)
    Description: You will present a formal analysis of a short moving image example.
    Relates to objectives: 1
    Weight: 40
    Internal or external: Internal
    Group or individual: Individual
    Due date: Mid Semester

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