MEDIA305-19B (HAM)

Interactive Media Design

15 Points

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Division of Arts Law Psychology & Social Sciences
School of Arts
Screen and Media Studies

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: vanessa.mclean@waikato.ac.nz

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Paper Description

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Develop your artistic creativity by devising several interactive projects which may include: photography, sound, performance, moving image, lighting, music etc.

Students will engage in the design process by attending lectures and workshops which will provide a site of experimentation. Students will also design their own interactive games.

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Paper Structure

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What you’ll be doing in this paper

1 Attending classes that will provide an opportunity for experimentation

2 Reflect on art practices from around the world

3 Develop three specific projects framed around the notion of "interactivity"

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Learning Outcomes

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Students who successfully complete the course should be able to:

  • adapt to the requirements of creative arts practices;
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  • employ interactive tools to develop novel creative outputs;
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  • reflect on the implications of your engagement with art practices and various media;
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  • work to refine creative projects .
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Assessment

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All items of assessment are internally assessed and details are provided below.
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Assessment Components

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The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0. There is no final exam. The final exam makes up 0% of the overall mark.

The internal assessment/exam ratio (as stated in the University Calendar) is 100:0 or 0:0, whichever is more favourable for the student. The final exam makes up either 0% or 0% of the overall mark.

Component DescriptionDue Date TimePercentage of overall markSubmission MethodCompulsory
1. Game Design
29 Jul 2019
2:00 PM
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
2. Site Specific Art Project
2 Sep 2019
No set time
30
  • Online: Submit through Moodle
3. Art Installation Concept Design
23 Sep 2019
2:00 PM
10
  • Hand-in: In Lecture
4. Interactive Art Installation
2 Oct 2019
5:00 PM
30
  • Hand-in: In Workshop
Assessment Total:     100    
Failing to complete a compulsory assessment component of a paper will result in an IC grade
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Required and Recommended Readings

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Required Readings

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Readings will be provided online on the Moodle page to give points of reference for your written reflective work.

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Recommended Readings

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Installation Art: Between Image and Stage - Anne Ring Peterson

Creative Practices for Visual Artists: Time, Spaces, Process - Kenneth Steinbach

Photography: A Middlebrow Art - Pierre Bourdieu

Convergence Culture - Henry Jenkins

Routledge Companion to Transmedia Studies - Matthew Freeman et al

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Online Support

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This paper is administered entirely on Moodle.
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Workload

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Students are expected to attend both the two-hour lecture session and the tutorial session, and it is anticipated that it will be necessary to work outside of these times in the labs and Mediarena in order to develop individual project work.
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Prerequisite(s)

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Restriction(s)

Restricted papers: SMST308

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