Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to the Multimedia Systems HSC Unit

  • 2

    Glossary of Key Terms

    • Glossary of Key Terms: Multimedia Systems

  • 3

    Section 1: Characteristics of Multimedia Systems

    • What is Multimedia?

    • Types of Media: Text

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    • Types of Media: Numbers

    • Types of Media: Image

    • Types of Media: Audio

    • Types of Media: Video & Animation

    • Types of Media: Hypermedia

    • The Differences Between Print & Multimedia

    • Demands Placed on Hardware by Multimedia Systems

    • Fields of Expertise Required in the Development of Multimedia Applications: Content Providers

    • Fields of Expertise Required in the Development of Multimedia Applications: System Designers

    • Fields of Expertise Required in the Development of Multimedia Applications: Project Managers

    • Fields of Expertise Required in the Development of Multimedia Applications: Other Areas

    • Characteristics of Multimedia Systems Quiz

    • Test Your Knowledge: Characteristics of Multimedia Systems

    • Test Your Knowledge: Characteristics of Multimedia Systems Answers

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    Section 2: Examples of Multimedia Systems

    • Major Areas of Multimedia Use

    • Advances in Technology Influencing Multimedia Development: Increased Storage

    • Advances in Technology Influencing Multimedia Development: Improved Bandwidth

    • Advances in Technology Influencing Multimedia Development: Improved Resolution

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    • Advances in Technology Influencing Multimedia Development: Processing Power of CPU's

    • Advances in Technology Influencing Multimedia Development: Compression of Media

    • Examples of Multimedia Systems Quiz

    • Test Your Knowledge: Examples of Multimedia Systems

    • Test Your Knowledge: Examples of Multimedia Systems Answers

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    Section 3: Displaying in Multimedia Systems

    • Information Process Introduction: Displaying

    • Hardware for Creating & Displaying Introduction

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    • Hardware for Creating & Displaying: Screens

    • Hardware for Creating & Displaying: Touchscreens

    • Hardware for Creating & Displaying: Digital Projection Devices

    • Hardware for Creating & Displaying: Speakers & Sound Systems

    • Hardware for Creating & Displaying: CD, DVD & Video Tape Players

    • Hardware for Creating & Displaying: Headsets & Head up Displays (HUD's)

    • Software for Creating & Displaying: Presentation Software

    • Software for Creating & Displaying: Video Processing

    • Software for Creating & Displaying: Authoring Software

    • Software for Creating & Displaying: Animation Software

    • Software for Creating & Displaying: Web Browsers

    • Software for Creating & Displaying: HTML Editors

    • Displaying in Multimedia Systems Quiz

    • Test your Knowledge: Displaying in Multimedia Systems

    • Test your Knowledge: Displaying in Multimedia Systems Answers

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    Section 4: Other Information Processes in Multimedia Systems

    • Collecting: Text & Numbers in Digital Format

    • Collecting and the Digitisation of Audio, Video & Images

    • Storyboards

    • Organising: Storyboard Layouts for Presentations

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    • Processing: The Integration of Text, Number, Audio, Image and / or Video

    • Processing: Hypermedia

    • Animation: Tweening and Morphing

    • Storing & Retrieving: File Formats used to Store Different Types of Data

    • Processing / Storing & Retrieving: Compression & Decompression

    • Calculation of File Size: Audio

    • Calculation of File Size: Image

    • Calculation of File Size: Video & Animation

    • Other Information Processes in Multimedia Systems Quiz

    • Test Your Knowledge: Other Information Processes in Multimedia Systems

    • Test Your Knowledge: Other Information Processes in Multimedia Systems Answers

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    Section 5: Issues Related to Multimedia Systems

    • Copyright

    • Appropriate use of the Internet

    • The Merging of Radio, Television, Communications and the Internet

    • The Integrity of the Original Source Data

    • Current & Emerging Trends in Multimedia Systems: Virtual Worlds

    • Issues Related to Multimedia Systems Quiz

    • Test Your Knowledge: Issues Related to Multimedia Systems

    • Test Your Knowledge: Issues Related to Multimedia Systems Answers

  • 8

    Test Your Knowledge: Multimedia Systems

    • Multimedia Systems: Ultimate Multiple Choice Quiz

    • Terminology Test

    • Terminology Test Answers

    • Sample HSC Short Answer Question

    • Sample HSC Short Answer Question Answers

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    References

    • References