MDIA 1017 - 3D Imaging
North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2022
General Course Information
Course Code MDIA 1017 Course 3D Imaging Coordinating Unit Media Term Semester 1 Level Undergraduate Location/s North Terrace Campus Units 3 Contact Up to 3 hours per week Available for Study Abroad and Exchange Y Course Description This course introduces students to foundational skills and theories of producing three dimensional images, models, and textures with digital technologies. Key concepts covered in this course include 3D modelling fundamentals and theories, introduction to key tools and software, applying mathematical basics, identifying and analysing end use scenarios for 3D models, and engaging in basic modelling. In 3D Imaging, students in the Story Production and Immersive Media majors will ground their practical skills within a theoretical context, while students in other programs will gain insight into the practice, challenges, and capabilities of producing 3D models
Course Coordinator: Dr William Andrade
The full timetable of all activities for this course can be accessed from Course Planner.
Course Learning OutcomesOn successful completion of this course students will be able to:
1. Demonstrate understanding of 3D modelling fundamentals
2. Apply basic techniques in 3D modelling design
3. Identify end platform application
4. Develop a practical 3D graphics project
5. Demonstrate understanding of technological literacy
University Graduate Attributes
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attribute(s) specified below:
University Graduate Attribute Course Learning Outcome(s)
Attribute 1: Deep discipline knowledge and intellectual breadth
Graduates have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of their subject area, the ability to engage with different traditions of thought, and the ability to apply their knowledge in practice including in multi-disciplinary or multi-professional contexts.
Attribute 2: Creative and critical thinking, and problem solving
Graduates are effective problems-solvers, able to apply critical, creative and evidence-based thinking to conceive innovative responses to future challenges.
Attribute 3: Teamwork and communication skills
Graduates convey ideas and information effectively to a range of audiences for a variety of purposes and contribute in a positive and collaborative manner to achieving common goals.
Attribute 4: Professionalism and leadership readiness
Graduates engage in professional behaviour and have the potential to be entrepreneurial and take leadership roles in their chosen occupations or careers and communities.
Attribute 5: Intercultural and ethical competency
Graduates are responsible and effective global citizens whose personal values and practices are consistent with their roles as responsible members of society.
Attribute 8: Self-awareness and emotional intelligence
Graduates are self-aware and reflective; they are flexible and resilient and have the capacity to accept and give constructive feedback; they act with integrity and take responsibility for their actions.
Required ResourcesMore information about required resources will be provided through MyUni.
Recommended ResourcesMore information about recommended resources will be provided through MyUni.
Online LearningThis course makes extensive use of MyUni, and all assignments are submitted via MyUni. Other websites may also be used.
Learning & Teaching Activities
Learning & Teaching ModesThis course is taught using a combination of face-to-face lectures and workshops, supported by online materials.
The information below is provided as a guide to assist students in engaging appropriately with the course requirements.
1 x 1-hour lecture per week 12 hours per semester 1 x 2 hour workshop per week 20 hours per semester 2 x 2-hour directed learning activity 4 hours per semester 3 hours reading per week 36 hours per semester 2 hours assignment preparation per week 24 hours per semester 3 hours individual research per week 36 hours per semester 2 hours best-practice engagement per week 24 hours per semester TOTAL =156 hours per semester
Learning Activities SummaryWeek-by-week course content is available on the MyUni site.
Specific Course RequirementsNo specific course requirements.
The University's policy on Assessment for Coursework Programs is based on the following four principles:
- Assessment must encourage and reinforce learning.
- Assessment must enable robust and fair judgements about student performance.
- Assessment practices must be fair and equitable to students and give them the opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned.
- Assessment must maintain academic standards.
ASSESSMENT TASK TASK TYPE WEIGHTING COURSE LEARNING OUTCOME(S) Online quizzes Formative and summative 20% 1, 5 Proposal and justification Formative and summative 15% 1, 3, 4 Reflective journal Formative and summative 20% 5 Final project Summative 45% 1, 2, 3, 4
Assessment Related RequirementsStudents must submit all written assessment tasks to be eligible to pass the course.
No information currently available.
SubmissionAll assignments must be submitted via MyUni.
Grades for your performance in this course will be awarded in accordance with the following scheme:
M10 (Coursework Mark Scheme) Grade Mark Description FNS Fail No Submission F 1-49 Fail P 50-64 Pass C 65-74 Credit D 75-84 Distinction HD 85-100 High Distinction CN Continuing NFE No Formal Examination RP Result Pending
Further details of the grades/results can be obtained from Examinations.
Grade Descriptors are available which provide a general guide to the standard of work that is expected at each grade level. More information at Assessment for Coursework Programs.
Final results for this course will be made available through Access Adelaide.
The University places a high priority on approaches to learning and teaching that enhance the student experience. Feedback is sought from students in a variety of ways including on-going engagement with staff, the use of online discussion boards and the use of Student Experience of Learning and Teaching (SELT) surveys as well as GOS surveys and Program reviews.
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