Multimedia Technology

Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Course Code
STGE 2410
Semester Length
5 weeks
Max Class Size
Method(s) Of Instruction
Typically Offered
To be determined


Course Description
This course is a practical guide to multimedia technology and public presentation. The relationships of space, equipment and how to best relay the message and experience will be studied. Equipment will include projectors, screens, cameras, presentation software, computers, scalers, monitors and human interface devices. Students will be introduced to multimedia for theatres, art galleries, museums and public presentations.
Course Content
  1. Monitor, video wall and projector technology
  2. Video formats and cabling techniques
  3. Multimedia styles
  4. Human interface devices
  5. Room lighting and visual control
  6. Screen technology and critical angle control
  7. Design and presentation
Learning Activities

Students will receive 3 hours of lecture/demonstration per week that includes independent work and one-on-one instruction. Guest speakers and field trips to A/V studios and equipment rental shops may be included.

Means of Assessment

Students are expected to be self-motivated and to demonstrate professionalism, which includes active participation, good attendance, punctuality, effective collaboration, and ability to meet deadlines.

Professionalism: 5 indicators X 10% 50%
Design and  presentation  project 30%
Equipment and technology quiz 20%
Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, the successful student should be able to:

  1. understand the mechanics of video projection
  2. understand  video production technology
  3. demonstrate competency in the use of video projection for public presentation
  4. demonstrate competency in the use of presentation software
Textbook Materials

A list of recommended textbooks and materials is provided on the Instructor’s Course Outline, which is available to students at the beginning of each semester.



Registered in Stagecraft or permission of Coordinator.


No corequisite courses.


No equivalent courses.

Course Guidelines

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Course Transfers

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Institution Transfer Details for STGE 2410
University of British Columbia - Vancouver (UBCV) UBCV THTR 2nd (1)
University of Victoria (UVIC) No credit

Course Offerings

Fall 2023