Core Module Information
Module title: Creative Technologies

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: IMD11119
Module leader: Dimitri Darzentas
School School of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Applied Informatics


Description of module content:

This module introduces the student to established and emerging technologies for Prototyping Interactive Entertainment products within a client-centred interactive media development lifecycle. Students are introduced to a range of technologies for distribution as online, console and mobile applications. The module is not intended to train programmers, artists or animators but to introduce content creators to a range of technologies and to their respective workflow pipelines. The module aims to prepare students to make informed choices as to the best methods of prototyping and the skillsets required in order to deliver engaging interactive experiences to audiences across platforms and devices.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Demonstrate a critical awareness of project management theory and practice appropriate to the prototyping of client-centred interactive media projects.

LO2: Critically evaluate appropriate methods of prototyping interactive media for demonstration
and proof of concept purposes.

LO3: Demonstrate a working knowledge of extant and emerging technologies, their function, purpose and context.

LO4: Conceptualise ideas using a range of technologies demonstrating a critical approach to graphics construction, usability, animation and scripting.

LO5: Manage the creative process (workflow) from concept through to delivery of a working prototype.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 2, FACE-TO-FACE,
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: MERCHISTON
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Dimitri Darzentas
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Practical classes and workshops 24
Independent Learning Guided independent study 152
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Project - Practical 40 1,2,3,4,5 7 HOURS= 20.00, WORDS= 0
Report 60 1,2 HOURS= 00.00, WORDS= 3000
Component 1 subtotal: 100
Component 2 subtotal: 0
Module subtotal: 100

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