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FIT3040

Faculty of Information Technology

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Monash University Handbook 2010 Undergraduate - Unit

6 points, SCA Band 2, 0.125 EFTSL

LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Information Technology
OfferedBerwick First semester 2010 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2010 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2010 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Mr Mark Power/Ms Kirsten Ellis (Berwick); Mr Derrick Martin/Mr Matt Butler (Caulfield)

Synopsis

Students will work actively in teams on the development of a multimedia or games application or exhibit. Using project planning/management skills along with other development procedures, students must then deliver a functional multimedia system or game, along with all requisite documentation, which integrates multimedia, programming, and technical knowledge in the development process. Requirements are fulfilled by the team producing an identified set of deliverables, usually a progress report, full system documentation, and functional project. The team must ensure that each deliverable is completed on schedule, with each member of the team demonstrating a significant contribution to the overall effort.

Objectives

At the completion of this unit students will have -

A theoretical and conceptual understanding of:

  • the roles and responsibilities of clients and developers in a multimedia or games development project;
  • the methodologies, tools and techniques required for delivering a functional multimedia system or game.

Developed attitudes that enable them to:
  • approach the development process ethically and professionally.

Developed the skills to:
  • develop a significant multimedia/game application, primarily testing, evaluation, finalisation, documentation, and delivery;
  • apply project management techniques to a multimedia/game development project;
  • integrate multimedia, programming, and technical skills in the testing and evaluation of a system prototype;
  • develop effective user and system documentation;
  • evaluate personal performance and performance of a development team.

Demonstrated the communication/teamwork skills necessary to:
  • communicate effectively with clients and members of the development team.
work effectively in a team.

Assessment

Practical Assignments: 100%. Assignments will include group and individual components.

Chief examiner(s)

Mr Matt Butler

Contact hours

1 hr lecture/wk, 3 hrs laboratories/wk

Prerequisites

FIT3039

Prohibitions

MMS3408

Additional information on this unit is available from the faculty at:

http://www.infotech.monash.edu.au/units/fit3040/