Digital Media Technologies Foundations

RMIT University Vietnam

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Digital Media Technologies Foundations

  • Host University

    RMIT University Vietnam

  • Location

    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

  • Area of Study

    Advertising, Communication Studies, Graphic Design, Media and Journalism, Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

    Hours & Credits

  • Host University Units

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course Description

    In this course you will focus on the application of digital media technologies, including how digital media technologies are used to create and deliver content across multi-platform applications. You will explore, imaging, audio and video production practice, and investigate how to integrate digital media technologies into industry standard projects.

    This is the designated Work Integrated Learning (WIL) course for DP008 Diploma of Design (Digital Media). This course includes a work integrated (WIL) learning experience in which your knowledge and skills will be applied and assessed in a real or simulated workplace context and where feedback from industry and/ or community is integral to your experience.


    Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

    Course Learning Outcomes 
    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Discuss ways in which design and technology are influenced by social issues.
    • Apply theory and technical skills to capture and produce digital media (sound, images, video).
    • Identify and apply industry standards in digital media production.
    • Investigate and assess the most appropriate technology for the development of digital media productions.
    • Produce digital media that can be distributed across a range of platforms.

    Program Learning Outcomes
    In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes:

    Work with others in a range of roles and contexts, demonstrating cultural, environmental, ethical and social awareness.


    Overview of Learning Activities

    You will be actively engaged in learning that involves a range of activities, such as studios, project work, lectures, tutorials, discussion, individual and group activities.


    Overview of Learning Resources

    RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.

    A list of recommended learning resources will be provided by your lecturer, including books, journal articles and web resources. You will also be expected to seek further resources relevant to the focus of your own learning.

    The University Library has extensive resources for Digital Media students. The Library has produced a subject guide that includes quality online and print resources for your studies:

    The Library provides guides on academic referencing: and subject specialist help via your Liaison Librarian.


    Overview of Assessment

    You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes.

    Assessments for this course will be:

    Comparative case study, design and social issues (25%)

    Individual evaluation, product and process (25%)

    Group project, image and audio, concept to realisation (50%)

    Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks.

    If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

    Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions which are available for review online: Assessment Policy


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