Digital World CA Element

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Digital World CA Element

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Media Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

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

    The aim of this module is to present the student with an overview of the current state-of-the-art in the world of digital media and the increasing digital nature of the world. The module will specifically address a number of state-of-the-art concepts in Digital Multimedia and the digital world to give the student an understanding and appreciation of how digital technologies affect all aspects of our lives.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. To know and be able to correctly utilise the three areas of technology associated with the Digital World - audio, image and video
    2. To understand the key technologies for environmental sensing and sensing the person.
    3. To understand the practical aspects of how to search the web for supplementary material relevant to a course topic.
    4. To know about, to appreciate and to utilise some of the key digital technologies that affect our lives today and into the future. These technologies are: Personal Media Organisation, Digital TV, Collaborative, Information Access, Blogging & Social Networking, Human Digital Memories, Gaming, Virtual Reality, Multisensory computing and sensor networks.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.