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Area/Catalogue
INFS 1022

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Course Level

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
157181

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
UniSA College

Course aim

The course will develop students’ digital literacy through a focus on Information and Communications Technology (ICT) for screen and web. This course is suitable for students who already have good working knowledge of computers.

Course content

Students will gain insight into contemporary visual communication through analysing and critiquing new media texts, such as film, advertising, web content and games. Students will then design, develop and produce a new media project. Through this course students will extend their ICT and digital literacy skills for application in undergraduate degrees such as art, design, media, information technology, and marketing.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Proficient computer skills (proficiency in email, Word and web). To study effectively in this course you will require: 1. Strong internet connection, 2. Webcam, 3. Microphone, 4. Headset with microphone, 5. Speakers. If you are unsure if you have the necessary requirements please undertake a Computer system test using the link provided in the Course Outline. If you intend to study externally and do not have access to this technology, then you are advised to take the course internally. If this is not possible due to distance or other documented reasons, please contact the course coordinator in week one for guidance.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Virtual Lecture - appropriate for students who are unable to attend the internal lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Virtual Lecture - appropriate for students who are unable to attend the internal lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Virtual Lecture - appropriate for students who are unable to attend the internal lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Computer Practical 2 hours x 13 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Virtual Lecture 2 hours x 13 weeks
Online activities, including a compulsory online meeting in week 2 2 hours x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Quiz 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Continuous assessment Ongoing 10% N/A
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Quiz 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Continuous assessment Ongoing 10% N/A
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Quiz 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Continuous assessment Ongoing 10% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Quiz 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 1000 words equivalent 25% N/A
Project 2000 words equivalent 40% N/A
Continuous assessment Ongoing 10% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 1)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
How to determine the relevant non award tuition fee. (Opens new window)

Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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