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Module Code: COM105TC
Module Title: Entertainment Technology
Module Level: Level 1
Module Credits: 10.00
Academic Year: 2020/21
Semester: ACYR
Originating Department: School of Culture and Technology, Taicang
Pre-requisites: N/A
This module aims to introduce students to the range of technologies and practices involved in the creation of entertainment projects. By looking at the arts, cultural and entertainment industries and understanding the notion of convergence, students will acquire practical skills across a number of disciplines including VR, 3-D modelling, gaming, live performance, arts installation, online streaming etc. in order to create new work for audiences.
Learning outcomes 
A. Demonstrate understanding of the key elements of entertainment technology and how they are used successfully within a creative project

B. Demonstrate practical skills within the context of creating a short entertainment project

C. Demonstrate the ability to work both autonomously and collaboratively in a project based activity

D. Inform practice by placing it in an historical and conceptual framework

Method of teaching and learning 
A series of lectures will provide the historical and conceptual background to understand how different entertainment technologies are utilized to create successful work.

Practical workshops will allow students to explore technologies and their uses within an entertainment context.

Typically, the syllabus for this module will cover a number of subjects including but not exclusively:

Games Design

Digital Visualisation (AR/VR, motion capture, 3-D modelling, MAYA)

Digital imagery, lighting and projection in live performance

Computer generated music and sound design
Delivery Hours  
Lectures Seminars Tutorials Lab/Prcaticals Fieldwork / Placement Other(Private study) Total
Hours/Semester 26    3  144    127  300 


Sequence Method % of Final Mark
1 Case Study 30.00
2 Practical Project 70.00

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