Curriculum Guideline

Multimedia Technology

Effective Date:
Course Code
STGE 2410
Multimedia Technology
Stagecraft & Event Technology
Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Start Date
End Term
Not Specified
Semester Length
5 weeks
Max Class Size
Contact Hours
3 hrs per week
Method Of Instruction
Methods Of Instruction

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.

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 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
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%
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.


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