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Multimedia Technology

Course Code: STGE 2410
Faculty: Language, Literature & Performing Arts
Credits: 1.0
Semester: 5 weeks
Learning Format: Lecture, Tutorial
Typically Offered: TBD. Contact Department Chair for more info.
course overview

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

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.

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

course prerequisites

Registered in Stagecraft or permission of Coordinator.

curriculum guidelines

Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester/year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.

course schedule and availability
course transferability

Below shows how this course and its credits transfer within the BC transfer system. 

A course is considered university-transferable (UT) if it transfers to at least one of the five research universities in British Columbia: University of British Columbia; University of British Columbia-Okanagan; Simon Fraser University; University of Victoria; and the University of Northern British Columbia.

For more information on transfer visit the BC Transfer Guide and BCCAT websites.


If your course prerequisites indicate that you need an assessment, please see our Assessment page for more information.