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T00: Intro week (EN)

2018/2019
Danish title
T00: Intro uge (EN)
Study programme
Multimediadesign and Communication
Type of education
Full time education
Level of education
Academy Profession
Semester
1. semester
Duration of the subject/module
1 week
Ects
1,5
Programme elements
Compulsory
Language
English
Start time
Autumn
Spring
Location
Lygten 16, København NV
Subject number
3273151
Responsible for the subject(s)/modul(es)
Gullan Strøm Christensen
Kenny Marek Møller
  • Content and learning outcomes

    In this theme you will be introduced to the KEA organisation such as: IT service desk, Study
    guidance, KEA library and KEA global. You will also be introduced to the multimedia designer
    course (goals, the 5 subject areas, overview of the 1st semester, the facilities). You will also
    meet some 2nd semester students that will tell about, how they experienced 1st semester.
    Some external professionals will have short talks about the nature of the industry and job
    functions you can expect as multimedia designer.
    You will be organised in groups and you are going to work on several small assignments:
    ● Sub assignment: Visualization of your personal passion in a moodboard.
    ● Fronter Quiz (Fronter is our Learning Management System, LMS)
    ● Buying of a web hosting and domain name
    ● Upload of a profile image to your web hosting and hand-in the link to it in Fronter.
    ● Creation of your profile in Photoshop (based on a template)
    ● Creation of a Linked-in profile and hand-in the link to it in Fronter.
    ● The group’s common passion and present it in a creative way.
    There will also be some exercises like:
    ● ”Choose a card”
    ● ”Sociometric exercises”
    You will be introduced to:
    ● Editing of image in Photoshop
    ● Buying of domain name and web hosting
    ● Upload of files to you web host
    You will also:
    ● Sign up to Lynda.com (free access through KEA). Go through a photoshop tutorial
    ● Introduction to Fronter (the LMS at KEA).
    ● Registration for the study card.

    Purpose
    The purpose of the Intro Week is to introduce to the multimedia design course and: Common
    misunderstandings of what multimedia design is.The 5 subject areas of the multimedia design
    course. What kind of jobs the education aims at. What type of companies a multimedia designer
    would work in. The purpose is also to let you try to produce some content and to work with
    some of the workflows of multimedia design development.

    Knowledge

    Knowledge of the multimedie designer’s role in the value chain in digital productions.

  • Type of instruction
    Work process and teaching methods for the theme
    The intro week is characterised by many input by various presenters from their respective
    departments and organisations, representants from the multimedia field and former 1st
    semester students. Beside passive listening there are some practical exercises and
    assignments. You will work individually and also in teams to experience the typical working
    method at the multimedia course.
  • Subject/module requirement for participation

    Equipment needed to participate
    The student has to have:
    ● Computer with the Adobe CC installed

  • Exam

    The learning outcomes of the exam are identical with the learning outcomes of the subject(s)/modul(es)

    Exam in one or more subjects
    Subject/module is tested standalone
    There will be several small assignments to hand-in in Fronter. The small hand-ins will be
    assessed with Approved/Not Approved (A/NA) in Fronter. There will also be an assignment to
    work during the whole week and be presented in a creative format. The feedback will be given
    orally in class.
    Type of exam
    Combined written and oral examination
    The theme will be evaluated through an online questionnaire the last day.
    Individual exam or group exam
    Individual
    Exam languages
    English
    Type of evaluation
    passed/not passed
    Examiners
    Internal censure
19
hours of teaching
22
hours of preparation
The figure shows the extent of workload related to the subject divided into different study activities.

In the subject T00: Intro week (EN) you will receive 19 hours of instruction, which corresponds to 25 lessons (1 lesson = 45 min.) and 46% of your total workload for the subject.

The teaching primarily consists of the following activities: internal lecturers, group work.
The preparation primarily consists of the following activities: reading your own notes, reading the curriculum, group work.

Read about KEAs Study Activity Model

*KEA can deviate from the number of hours if this is justified by special circumstances